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Board Approves Nine Projects For Disabled D.C. Commuters

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Improving the mobility of D.C.'s low-income and disabled residents is the focus of several projects getting the thumbs-up from the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board.

In a unanimous vote, the board voted to approve nine projects aimed at improving mobility options for low income and disabled commuters in the District.

Continued funding was approved for the rollDC wheelchair accessible taxicab service, the development of audio transit maps of the region's transit system for users with visual disabilities, transportation to a regional job training and internship program, and funding to provide affordable vehicles to low-income families with limited access to public transit.

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