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Detroit City Council has 1 week to vote on paratransit contract

ID: Screenshot of headline in the Detroit Free Press, the title reads "Detroit City Council has 1 week to vote on paratransit contract." The first line of the article says, "Detroit City Council on Tuesday again postponed a nearly $50 million contract with French-based transportation company Transdev to provide services for riders with disabilities."

Kaci Messeder, policy analyst with Detroit Disability Power, an advocacy group, said the city needs to ensure quality paratransit services are provided across Detroit.

“We also need to keep a close watch on how the new paratransit system unfolds so that we can make sure that we’re not only getting the quantity of service necessary, but also the quality that we deserve," Messeder said.

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