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IMPRUVE is the Independent Movement of Paratransit Riders for Unity, Vehicles, Equality. Founded in 2000 under the auspices of BNICEH. We support rider-driver unity. We work with National Paratransit People's Movement Assembly (NPPMA) & Green Think Tank for the Disability Community. Join our newsgroup. Submit transit events. Prevent Transit Eugenics/Gestapo! Help paratransit riders in all states. Donate.

Visit www.greenthinktankfordisabilitycommunity.blogspot.com www.greenparatransitthinktank.blogsot.com

Mission: Transit Justice, National organizing. Keep paratransit affordable, safe, & efficient. Build a rider-owned paratransit.

Federal class action in Illinois litigated by Consumer Advocacy Center (CAC), was settled May 24, 2012 in IL Northern District. Call 312-782-5808.

We are people with disabilities (PWDs) certified to ride Metra train, PACE, taxi, door-to-door and/or fixed route in city & suburbs. We support best interest of paratransit riders & those willing to work with us to improve services & resolve customer service issues.

IMPRUVE is pro-active. However, we support Congressional action, protests, vigils. We protested: IL-unaffordable fare-$3; ADA monthly pass was eliminated, poor service, unfair zones, unsatisfactory Pace Blue Ribbon report; stranding clients in Detroit, DC,IL; $7 fare in DC, $5 in NY, $4 St. Pete, FL. WE SHALL NOT BE Silent

Main issues 2012-16: IT training for paratransit riders and drivers. National organizing with NPPMA. Congressional Summit on paratransit for benefit of all. Safer, more comfortable vehicles. Waive paratransit farebox ratio. Rider-owned green van pool. Soular Car Project. Research nanotechnology, nanofabrication, hydrogen power in solar-powered vehicles. Green jobs for PWDs. Improve wheelchair (W/C) taxi policy. Improve W/C driver training; end attitudinal barriers. Increase active paid members, volunteers.

Contact IMPRUVE 773-416-7366 President: Dr. Maat
Copyright 2000-2013 www.impruve.blogspot.com

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