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Usage Analysis Of Milwaukee County's Paratransit System: The Case Of Potawatomi Casino And Veteran Affairs Medical Center Destinations, Po-Hsueh Chiu Aug 2015

Usage Analysis Of Milwaukee County's Paratransit System: The Case Of Potawatomi Casino And Veteran Affairs Medical Center Destinations, Po-Hsueh Chiu

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In order to protect the rights of seniors and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), the United States government, through Congress, enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. The Act ensures that there is equity for persons with disabilities in all aspects of public services including employment, education, transportation, accommodation, commercial facilities and businesses and communication (Federal Register, 2010). In this study, we focus on the problem of transportation of PWDs, specifically in Milwaukee County in Southeast Wisconsin. The study was initiated as a collaborative effort between UWM’s Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering team, UWM’s Director of the Rehabilitation ...