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ADA Paratransit Bus Service Topic of Mayor’s TV Show

February 6, 2014, 11:43 AM HST
* Updated February 7, 6:11 AM
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Maui Bus dedication, Jan. 27. 2014. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui Bus dedication, Jan. 27. 2014. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

The county’s ADA Paratransit bus service for customers with disabilities will be the focus of discussion on the next edition of the Mayor’s live television show, “Your County With Mayor Arakawa.”

The ADA Paratransit service is described as an “advance reservation, curb to curb service for persons with disabilities or health conditions who are unable to use the regular fixed route public transit service.”

MEO Bus file photo by Wendy Osher.

MEO Bus file photo by Wendy Osher.

The service is complimentary and helps to meet requirements mandated in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

Maui Economic Opportunity  is currently contracted by the County of Maui to provide this type of service to residents.

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In addition to Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, featured guests will include: Jo Anne Johnson Winer, Maui Director of Transportation; and Debbie Cabebe, Chief Programs Officer with Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.

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Viewers are invited to call in with questions to (808) 873-3430 during the live taping at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, on Akakū Channel 54.

The program will re-air on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on February 19 and 26 on the same channel.

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