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For various reasons, people who are visually impaired may feel reluctant to use ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Chris Simek and Michelle Plunkett of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute about their research into ride sharing services for the visually impaired and how the experience can be improved.


Have you heard of Uber? This week's program will tell you about the experiences of two Uber users who are blind, one in Atlanta and one in Chicago.