Investigation shows many complaints for paratransit contractor
A Chi-Town Daily News investigation reports on a boatload of complaints against the new Pace contractor for paratransit rides on the North Side -- a California-based company named MV Transportation.
You can read the story here.
"One time, on a Saturday morning, they were driving way out of my direction," she says. "I could feel myself getting sick, so I asked them to just take me to Illinois Masonic or take me home, but they said they didn't have enough vehicles. I threw up right outside of Uno's Pizza," she said. "It was so embarrassing."
This happened in Philadelphia: On August 16, 2005, a Philadelphia paratransit driver steered his van off the designated route, parked it, and sat down next to his severely disabled female passenger. The passenger, strapped into a wheelchair, was unable to escape as the driver exposed himself and asked her to perform oral sex, according to court papers.