A resource for board members, bus, rail, and paratransit staff, public officials, community planners, advocates, and anyone seeking basic information on the ADA as it relates to public transportation.
Convention and visitor bureaus, tourism boards, and other travel organizations can use this webpage template to promote accessible transportation options in their areas and help attract and orient tourists with disabilities.
This resource sheet examines strategies for rural areas including: coordinated systems, volunteer networks, vouchers, and flex routes. Concludes with contact information for organizations currently working on rural transportation issues.
This Findings in Brief includes a definition of accessible pathways, recommends community stakeholders for the local accessibility planning process, and summarizes how communities can create more accessible pathways to public transportation.
This pocket guide contains concepts for communities to consider when improving transportation facilities, sidewalks, and routes to transit.
This transit operator training course DVD on serving customers with disabilities includes a training video, trainer materials, participant worksheet, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) materials for use as a one-hour facilitated or self-study course. The video is available on YouTube or as a DVD. To order a copy of the DVD, contact NADTC at […]
This publication provides information, tips and resources for public transportation providers on dementia awareness. It is important to create networks that allow individuals with dementia to be supported in their homes and communities as they age. Public transportation drivers and providers who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face are […]
The report describes accessible design elements that apply to BRT systems from both the regulatory perspective of the ADA and the concept of universal design.
Volume 1 provides guidance and possible solutions for incorporating accessible design elements necessary to meet or exceed ADA accessibility requirements. Also identifies accessibility issues common to BRT systems.
Volume 2 contains ADA compliance checklists for BRT facilities design and construction. The checklists are based on the current ADAAG requirements.