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Welcome to the New National Aging and Disability Transportation Center

Our goal is to promote the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers.

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
is working to increase access to transportation for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers.

A program of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, administered by Easterseals and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.

TCRP Report 188: A Look at Shared Mobility

Shared mobility (e.g., rideshare and Transportation Network Companies such as Uber and Lyft) is transforming transportation options, particularly for older adults and people with disabilities. This blog post explores the results of 2016 Transit Cooperative Research Program Report 188 Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit. A full copy of the report and an […]

Autonomous Vehicles & the Disability and Aging Communities

The possibility of seeing an autonomous vehicle (or “highly automated vehicle” in DOT parlance) driving down your street is no longer a question of “if” but “when.”  For example, Pittsburgh Uber now offers users the option of being picked up in a self-driving car, one of fourteen Ford Fusions equipped with radar, cameras and other […]

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

Every year throughout the first week in December, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) celebrates Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (ODSAW) to promote an understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation to older adults.  NADTC is thrilled to join AOTA in this celebration. Earlier this week we participated in a Twitter chat with other experts […]