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Reduced Fare Podcast

Recorded June 29, 2017, this podcast is about requirements and applications of reduced fare programs for public transportation. Included in the discussion are types of programs (e.g. reduced, ADA eligible, off-peak, free service), reduced fare incentives for both riders and transit systems,  and eligibility for people with disabilities, older adults, and students. The podcast features […]

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Section 5310 Funding

Section 5310 funding and its support of transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible […]

Webinar

How New Information and Scheduling Technologies Support Mobility Access for All

For many older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers who need transportation, simply finding out about the mobility options available in the community may present an insurmountable obstacle. Such information is often scattered among several organizations, requiring numerous phone calls to piece together the complete picture. This webinar discusses how communities can address the […]

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: First Mile/Last Mile

Successful completion of the First Mile and Last Mile of any public transportation trip is critical for older adults and people with disabilities who want to independently move around their communities. First Mile/Last Mile is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center […]

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries

The ability to cross jurisdictional boundaries and coordinate transportation services greatly affects mobility for older adults and people with disabilities. Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues […]

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Accessible Bikeshare

Accessible Bikeshare innovations are the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible transportation in communities—identified by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) in […]

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Shared Ride Services

Shared Ride services and their use by older adults and people with disabilities is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible transportation in communities—identified […]

Podcast

ADA Ask the Expert Podcast

Recorded March 30, 2017, this podcast is about the Americans with Disabilities Act and common ADA questions related to customer service, wheelchairs on vehicles, and service animals. The podcast was part of the NADTC ADA Mini-Course and features NADTC Technical Assistance Specialists Ken Thompson and Julie Dupree as they address questions related to ADA transportation […]

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2016 Transportation Trends: A Look at the Year’s Top Mobility Challenges & Opportunities

This report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible transportation in communities—identified by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) in 2016. Selected topics include: • Americans with Disabilities Act • Accessible Bikeshare • Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries • First Mile/Last Mile • Safety • Section 5310 • Shared Ride Services The […]