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COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

GLENN M. ANDERSON, California, Chairman ROBERT A. ROE, New Jersey

JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT, Arkansas NORMAN Y. MINETA, California

BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota

ARLAN STANGELAND, Minnesota HENRY J. NOWAK, New York

WILLIAM F. CLINGER, JR., Pennsylvania NICK JOE RAHALL II, West Virginia

GUY MOLINARI, New York DOUGLAS APPLEGATE, Ohio

BOB MCEWEN, Ohio RON DE LUGO, Virgin Islands

THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin GUS SAVAGE, Mlinois

RON PACKARD, California DOUGLAS H. BOSCO, California

SHERWOOD BOEHLERT, New York ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania

JIM LIGHTFOOT, Iowa JOE KOLTER, Pennsylvania

DENNIS HASTERT, Illinois TIM VALENTINE, North Carolina

JAMES M. INHOFE, Oklahoma WILLIAM O. LIPINSKI, Illinois

CASS BALLENGER, North Carolina PETER J. VISCLOSKY, Indiana

FRED UPTON, Michigan JAMES A. TRAFICANT, JR., Ohio

BILL EMERSON, Missouri JOHN LEWIS, Georgia

LARRY E. CRAIG, Idaho PETER A. DEFAZIO, Oregon

JOHN J. DUNCAN, JR., Tennessee DAVID E. SKAGGS, Colorado

MEL HANCOCK, Missouri JIMMY HAYES, Louisiana

CHRISTOPHER COX, California
BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee

BILL GRANT, Florida
LEWIS F. PAYNE, Virginia
JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois
FRANK PALLONE, JR., New Jersey
BEN JONES, Georgia
MIKE PARKER, Mississippi
GREG LAUGHLIN, Texas
GLEN BROWDER, Alabama

SUBCOMMITTEE ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION

NORMAN Y. MINETA, California, Chairman NICK JOE RAHALL II, West Virginia

BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania DOUGLAS APPLEGATE, Ohio

ARLAN STANGELAND, Minnesota TIM VALENTINE, North Carolina

WILLIAM F. CLINGER, JR., Pennsylvania WILLIAM 0. LIPINSKI, Illinois

BOB MCEWEN, Ohio PETER J. VISCLOSKY, Indiana

RON PACKARD, California JAMES A. TRAFICANT, JR., Ohio

SHERWOOD BOEHLERT, New York JOHN LEWIS, Georgia

DENNIS HASTERT, Illinois BENJAMIN L. CARDIN, Maryland

FRED UPTON, Michigan DAVID E. SKAGGS, Colorado

BILL EMERSON, Missouri BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee

LARRY E. CRAIG, Idaho LEWIS F. PAYNE, Virginia

JOHN J. DUNCAN, JR., Tennessee JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois

MEL HANCOCK, Missouri FRANK PALLONE, Jr., New Jersey

CHRISTOPHER COX, California BEN JONES, Georgia

BILL GRANT, Florida MIKE PARKER, Mississippi

JOHN PAUL HAMMERSCHMIDT, Arkansas ROBERT A. ROE, New Jersey

(Ex Officio)
HENRY J. NOWAK, New York
RON DE LUGO, Virgin Islands
GUS SAVAGE, Illinois
GREG LAUGHLIN, Texas
DOUGLAS H. BOSCO, California
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
GLENN M. ANDERSON, California

(Ex Officio)

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CONTENTS

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Proceedings of:

September 20, 1989.

September 26, 1989.

Summary of Subject Matter......

H.R. 2273: To establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimina-

tion of the basis of disability ......

TESTIMONY

Bruhns, Rudolph H., executive vice president and general manager, Greater

Houston Transportation Co............

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Busskohl, C.D., director, United Bus Owners of America,

Capozzi, David, vice president, National Easter Seal Society, Manager, Project

ACTION .......

Cook, Tim, director, National Disability Action Center .............

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Currey, Fred G., chairman and CEO, Greyhound Lines, Inc ..........

Daly, Ellen D., Legislative Analyst, President's Committee on Employment of

People with Disabilities ..........

Dart, Justin, chairperson, Task Force on the Rights and Empowerment of

Americans with Disabilities .................

Dipert, Dan, president, National Tour Association, Inc., and owner and presi-

dent, Dan Dipert's Travel Service, Inc..........

Donenfeld, Douglas, board member and chairman of the finance, audit and

budget committee, Chicago Transit Authority

Downey, Mortimer, chairman, APTA legislative subcommittee, Federal policy

and procedure, executive director and chief financial officer, Metropolitan

Transportation Authority, New York, NY, accompanied by Janis Pierce,

APTA vice president, governing boards, board of directors, Memphis Area

Transit Authority, and Dennis Louwerse, member, APTA legislative com-

mittee, APTA elderly and disabled services task force, executive director,

Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority ....

Gambaccini, Louis, general manager, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transporta-

tion Authority ......

Gashel, James, director of governmental affairs, National Federation of the

Blind.

Golden, Marilyn, Policy Analyst, Disability Rights Education and Defense

Fund..........

Henry, Frank M., chairman of the board, American Bus Association and

president, Martz Trailways ...

Herman, George, general superintendent of maintenance, RTD Denver .............

Hoyer, Hon. Steny H., a Representative in Congress from Maryland.
Hudson, John, social work coordinator, National Rehabilitation Hospital.
Jenkins, Harold C., general manager, Cambria County Transit Authority .........
Johnson, Mark, founder, American Disabled for Accessible Public Transporta-

tion, Alpharetta, GA.....

Kanjorski, Hon. Paul E., a Representative in Congress from Pennsylvania........

LaGasse, Alfred B., II, executive vice president, International Taxicab Asso-

ciation ....

Markward, Ralph, executive director, ZIA Chapter PVA.......
Massara, Jim, Eastern Paralyzed Veterans of America.......
Mayer, Henry M., transit consultant, Milwaukee, WI ....
Miller, Oral O., national representative, American Council of the Blind ...........

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Mross, Roland, Deputy Administrator, Urban Mass Transportation Adminis

tration, Department of Transportation, accompanied by John Cline, Associate Administrator for Budget and Policy, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, DOT, and by Don Trilling, Deputy Director, Office of Trans

portation Regulatory Affairs, DOT...........
Mundy, Ray, executive director, Airport Ground Transportation Association....
Parker, Kathleen, board member, Regional Transportation Authority, Chica-

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Picknelly, Peter L., Sr., chairman of the board, Peter Pan Bus Lines ..................
Piras, Pat, consultant, San Lorenzo, CA ........
Roffee, Larry, Executive Director of the Architectural and Transportation

Barriers Compliance Board, accompanied by Jim Raggio, General Counsel,
and Dennis Cannon, Accessibility Specialist of the Architectural and Trans-

portation Barriers Compliance Board ....
Sandaas, Richard K., executive director, Municipality of Metropolitan

Seattle.
Tripp, David, executive director, St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission ...
Weisman, James, program counsel, Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association...
Werth, Robert M., president, Diamond Transportation, Inc ................
Wilson, Linda, immediate past president, Community Transportation Associa-

tion of America and executive director, JAUNT...............
Wingen, Kathleen T., director and founder, Advocacy Plus Action, Inc ......
Winske, John, assistant director, Massachusetts Coalition of Citizens with
Disabilities..

PREPARED STATEMENTS OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
Clement, Hon. Bob, a Representative in Congress from Tennessee...
Costello, Hon. Jerry, a Representative in Congress from Illinois....
Hammerschmidt, Hon. John Paul, a Representative in Congress from Arkan-

sas............
Lightfoot, Hon. Jim, a Representative in Congress from Iowa ............
Payne, Hon. Lewis F., a Representative in Congress from Virginia................
Petri, Hon. Thomas E., a Representative in Congress from Wisconsin.....
Rahall, Hon. Nick J., II, a Representative in Congress from West Virginia .......
Shuster, Hon. Bud, a Representative in Congress from Pennsylvania....
Stangeland, Hon. Arlan, a Representative in Congress from Minnesota

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PREPARED STATEMENTS OF WITNESSES
Bruhns, Rudolph H.......
Busskohl, C.D....
Capozzi, David...
Currey, Fred G .....
Daly, Ellen D...
Dipert, Dan.
Downey, Mortimer
Gambaccini, Louis.....
Gashel, James .........
Golden, Marilyn .....
Henry, Frank M ....
Herman, George .....
Hudson, John....
Jenkins, Harold C...
Lagasse, Alfred B., II.....
Markward, Ralph ....
Massara, Jim...........
Mayer, Henry M...
Miller, Oral O ...................
Mross, Roland ....
Mundy, Ray .....
Parker, Kathleen ...
Picknelly, Peter L., Sr....
Piras, Pat ......
Roffee, Larry ...
Sandaas, Richard K

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Tripp, David
Weisman, James..............

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Werth, Robert M...
Wilson, Linda.................
Wingen, Kathleen T.............
Winske, John ......

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE RECORD
Capozzi, David, vice president, National Easter Seal Society, Manager, Project
ACTION
Letter from James A. Mather, mayor of the city of Oshkosh to the Hon.

Robert Kasten ....
Prepared statement of Dan-Dirks, community "relations, representative,

SMART............
Currey, Fred G., chairman and CEO, Greyhound Lines, Inc., H.R. 2273

“Annual Cost for Greyhound” .........
Hammerschmidt, Hon. John Paul, a Representative in Congress from Arkan-

sas, Letter from Robert L. Alexander, president, Twin Lakes Bus Lines, Inc Petri, Hon. Thomas E., a Representative in Congress from Wisconsin, letter

from Hon. Paul Soglin, mayor of the city of Madison to Hon. Herb Kohl,

U.S. Senator from Wisconsin ...........
Wingen, Kathleen T., director and founder, Advocacy Plus Action, Inc., letter
from the St. Cloud Area Disabilities Council dated September 18, 1989 ..........

ADDITIONS TO THE RECORD
American Foundation for the Blind, Inc., Washington, DC, letter ...
Kleczka, Hon. Gerald D., a Representative in Congress from Wisconsin,

letter ..............
Oftedahl, Laura, director for public affairs, Columbia Lighthouse for the

Blind, Washington, DC, statement ......
Paralyzed Veterans of America, Northwest Chapter, Seattle, WA., George B.

Turner, president, and Jack Michaels, board member, letter...
Washington Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities, Seattle, WA, Anne Waltz,

President, letter.......

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