This information brief examines the importance of pedestrian paths of travel to and from centers that serve seniors and people with disabilities, identifies ways that center staff and program participants can get involved in the pedestrian planning process, and highlights a walking workshop in Montclair, New Jersey. Search Terms: Pedestrians
NADTC and FHWA Safe Pedestrian Crossings at Transit Stops Webinar 2:00 p.m. Eastern/1:00 p.m. Central/12 noon Mountain/11:00 a.m. Pacific On April 19 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern the NADTC and representatives from local government agencies will host a webinar featuring improving safety and accessibility for mid-block crossings that reach transit stops. This webinar supports the Federal […]
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 pocket guide has tips for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists on how to share the road safely.
On April 19, 2018, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the Federal Highway Administration, along with Phoenix Valley Metro, Washington, DC Metro, and Richmond GRTA hosted a webinar on improving safety and accessibility for mid-block crossings that reach transit stops. This webinar supports the Federal Highway Administration’s Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) […]
Join NADTC on April 12 at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific for a one-hour Twitter Chat on #safewalking. Use hashtag #Safewalking to join the conversation about improving pedestrian safety and transportation infrastructure for older adults & people with disabilities. Follow us on Twitter @NADTCmobility and spread the word! We look forward to chatting with you!
An October 2017 publication of the Federal Highway Administration. Accessible Shared Streets: Notable Practices and Considerations for Accommodating Pedestrians with Vision Disabilities, reviews notable practices and considerations for accommodating pedestrians with vision disabilities on shared streets. It focuses on streets where pedestrians, bicyclists, and motor vehicles are intended to mix in the same space. The guide includes […]
Federal funding opportunities.
This guide can be used as a tool to raise awareness about how people with differing abilities and preferences can use public transportation and the pedestrian environment around public transportation. The guide contains an accessibility checklist for students, families, and educators.
EZ Ride is a non-profit, public-private partnership with a mission to implement transportation programs and services to improve the quality of life for residents of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Monmouth, Passaic and Union Counties in northeast New Jersey. EZ Ride’s services are integrated, convenient and cost effective. The services include bike and pedestrian programs, carpools, vanpools, […]