This information brief outlines communications practices and recommendations for transportation providers on how they can effectively reach older adult audiences before, during, and after an emergency. For the purposes of this brief, emergency situations encompass but are not limited to natural disasters, terrorist attacks, passenger incidents that involve mass injuries or fatalities, large-scale equipment failure, […]
This information brief explores the subject of safe accessibility to pathways for seniors by exploring four programs or plans that emphasize the importance of safe pedestrian movement for older adults. Search Terms: Pedestrians
This information brief provides an introduction to and highlights of TCRP Report 163. TCRP Report 163 is a comprehensive resource that provides useful information, practical steps, and logical strategies for public transit providers seeking to better serve people with disabilities through fixed-route bus and rail transit services.
A pocket guide for service members and veterans that provides tips for discussing health care and transportation needs with caregivers, physicians, and family.
This guide provides tips to help patients who live in rural areas or who visit rural medical facilities talk with their caregivers, physicians, and health care providers about transportation options and needs. Keyword: Taxi
A guide for transportation operators and customers that provides an overview of epilepsy and seizure facts, what to do in case of seizure, tips for passengers, and when to call 911.
A webinar presentation on rail car and station ADA accessibility requirements and current conditions in U.S. rail service for passengers with disabilities.
This History of the ADA Information Series includes a set of eight resource sheets (including this introduction) that capture the history of disability in the United States, the build-up to passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the law’s requirements. Take a step back in time, consider current trends, and think of a future […]
Developed by the CDC Healthy Aging Research Network and a consortium of organizations, Pathways looks at what we know about wayfinding, how communities currently approach wayfinding, and what needs to be done to create better wayfinding for all people, regardless of age or ability.
The guide provides tips on accessible meeting spaces for people who have physical disabilities, audio-visual accommodations, and considerations for communicating with individuals who are blind or have visual impairments or who who are deaf or hard of hearing.