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Welcome to the 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.

Upcoming Events

Announcing NADTC’s first-ever photo contest! Entry Deadline: April 28,11:59 PM ET. Click here for more information.

NADTC #SafeWalking Twitter Chat, April 12 at 2:00 PM ET. Join
us to chat live on Twitter about pedestrian safety for older adults and people with disabilities. Follow us @NADTCmobility!

 

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.

Transportation and Mobility: It is a Brave New World!

This is the sixth and final blog in a series of technology alerts that have been shared with the NADTC mailing list. Make sure you check out the first five blog posts: “How Do I Get Started with Technology” , “What are the Keys to Making Technology Implementation Successful?”, “Navigating Funding Opportunities for Technology Planning and Deployment“, “An Embarrassment […]

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 […]