Skip Link

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.

View the archive of the NADTC #TransportationOptions Twitter Chat!

New Resource on ADA No-Shows and Cancellations

Photo credit: NADTC 2018 Photo Contest 1st Place Winner, Via Mobility Services, Boulder, Colorado

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

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) is a program funded by the Federal Transit Administration and 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.

 

5 Keys to Successful Volunteer Driver Programs

5 Keys to Successful Volunteer Driver Programs Guest blogger: Valerie Lefler, MPA, President & CEO of Integrated Global Dimensions LLC in Lincoln, Nebraska With the rise of transportation options on the horizon and all the excitement around new shared mobility options, there is one mode that still stands today that has been around for centuries, […]

Examining the #1 Reason Why People Call the Eldercare Locator

Guest Blogger: Patrice Earnest, Director of the Eldercare Locator. This article provides an overview of transportation requests made to the Eldercare Locator by consumers across the country and how connections to services are being fulfilled.   Transportation: The #1 Consumer Need As the only national information and referral resource providing support to consumers seeking assistance across the spectrum […]

Understanding Half Fare/Reduced Fare Requirements

This month’s blog was co-authored by Tara N. Clark, Program Manager, Federal Transit Administration Office of Program Management.  Public transportation law requires public transportation agencies that receive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to people with disabilities and seniors during off-peak […]