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Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Metro holds public meetings on service for the disabled

Metro is holding meetings this week on its paratransit service for the disabled as officials look ahead to the expiration of the agreement with the contractor that provides the service.

Metro and its Accessibility Advisory Committee are seeking recommendations from the public on changes riders would like to see in MetroAccess. The sessions begin with an open house at 6 p.m. followed by a town hall at 6:30.

• Tuesday: Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington.

• Wednesday: First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville, 6201 Belcrest Rd., Hyattsville.

Riders can also provides comments by calling 202-962-1141 during meeting times; e-mailing access@wmata.com; or sending mail to WMATA, Attn; MetroAccess, 600 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001.

MV Transportation, a California company, currently operates MetroAccess. The contract expires June 30, 2013, according to Metro.

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