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Coordinated Transportation Planning Information Brief: Requirements, Strategies, and Tools for Meaningful Engagement for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

This information brief examines federal Section 5310 requirements related to meaningful engagement of older adults and people with disabilities in the transportation planning process. The second part of the brief reviews strategies used in public meetings, stakeholder groups, and engagement exercises, and identifies pros and cons of different types of engagement methods depending on their […]


Innovative Routes to Transportation

This September 2016 webinar, brought to you by NASUAD, AIRS and n4a, highlights innovative programs and initiatives that address transportation needs. Learn about the newly formed National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) which promotes the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and communities. The presenters are National […]


Section 5310 Funding: An Application Checklist

The Section 5310 Program: Enhanced Mobility for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities is a federally funded, flexible state-managed program that attempts to remove barriers to transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Funding is intended to support programs that serve the special needs of transit-dependent populations beyond traditional public transportation services and Americans with Disabilities […]


Section 5310 Webinar 1: The Federal Perspective

NADTC conducted this webinar on June 30, 2016 to review Section 5310 from the perspective of the Federal Transit Administration.  This webinar provided an overview of the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5310 program, covering topics such as:  who is eligible for this funding; how to apply for the funding; what activities, programs and projects are […]


Section 5310 Webinar 2: The State Perspective

NADTC conducted this webinar on July 7, 2016 to review Section 5310 from the perspective of one state department of transportation, Texas DOT.  Participants heard how one state, Texas, makes its funding decisions, the types of projects that are eligible for funding as well as those that are typically funded, and how required coordination efforts […]


Identifying and Overcoming Transportation Barriers for Clients

This Information Brief was developed to assist hospital social workers, case managers, housing coordinators and others who are trying to help their clients arrange transportation, whether to medical appointments, employment, grocery shopping or for some other purpose. This Brief is intended to help you navigate transportation in your community, find out about your community’s resources and connect […]


Promising Practices for Fixed-Route & Paratransit Agencies: Communicating with Older Adults Before, During & After Emergencies

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, […]


Promoting Accessible Fixed-Route Transit: Strategies from TCRP Report 163

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.