[tabi] Re: William Calling

  • From: "Sila Miller" <silam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 19:20:28 -0500

Hello William,
First, thank you for taking our concerns back to the "powers that be" and for 
soliciting input from the disabled community.
I think my number 1 concern is that some tactile indicators be placed in a 
uniform place in relation to the bus stop sign so no matter if a person reads 
braille, print or doesn't read, they can find the actual stop. Secondly, would 
be braille and raised letter signage identifying the bus stop signs themselves. 
Thirdly, but equally as important would be a word document explaining the 
routes (not a map) about where they go, with what routes they connect and the 
time tables. This is the way the "Ride Guide" used to be and it was wonderful. 
I'm sure there is more that will come to mind and I will email with it. Again, 
thank you.
Take care,
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: blindwilly 
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 11:58 AM
  Subject: [tabi] William Calling

  Greetings list,

  As you all know I am very committed to having as good a transportation system 
in Tallahassee as possible.  At a recent meeting I was asked to get input from 
my fellow disable listers:  what would be the suggestions you might have for an 
effective transportation system?  This is just one more opportunity to make 
your voice heard.  

  What is the Accessible Transportation Coalitions Initiative (ATCI)?


  ATCI is a one-year process designed to support systems change activities to 
improve accessible transportation options for people with disabilities 

  We can have a voice and it has been proven in the past that they do listen to 

  I invite you to offer your suggestions and I will carry them to the table.

  William Benjamin, Piano Tuner Extraordinaire.
  The tuner alone preserves the tone.

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