Julie Dupree is a Training and Technical Assistance Specialist for Easterseals Transportation Group, where she promotes accessible community transportation strategies through a variety of initiatives, including the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) and the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM). She facilitates coordination strategies and provides customized training and resources to communities and individuals throughout the United States. Julie also specializes in supporting communities in beginning or enhancing travel instruction programs designed to support the independence of people with disabilities and older adults in utilizing public transportation safely and independently.
Julie has 10 years of experience in disability advocacy, with five of those years specializing in transportation accessibility and education. Prior to joining Easterseals in 2013, Julie was the Travel Training Program Manager for Central Maryland Regional Transit, where she built community partnerships that promoted safe and independent travel, coordination and bus stop accessibility. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland and is a Board Member of the Association of Travel Instruction.