Travel training programs across the country help teach people the critical independent travel skills they need to travel around their communities. Travel training in rural areas brings both unique challenges and opportunities to the professionals who currently deliver those services, or to those who are seeking to begin a new type of program. Rural travel training […]
This series includes a guide on community assessments, Rural Transportation Topic Guide #1, that is also available on the NADTC website. This Introduction provides an overview of rural transportation considerations and conditions.
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
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.
A topic guide developed in partnership by Easter Seals Project ACTION, the National Center on Senior Transportation, and National RTAP. Topic Guide #1: Needs Assessments, provides information on assessing transportation needs and gaps in rural areas, evaluating community assets and implementing new transportation services.
A summary report that identifies issues and presents innovative and effective solutions in meeting the transportation needs of people with disabilities in rural and small urban areas. Key Word: Taxi, Mobility Manager
This booklet explains ADA regulations for vehicles, service policies, and etiquette for smaller, rural operators.
This “Best Practice” reviews Mountain Empire Older Citizens’s (MEOC) rural transportation program in Big Stone Gap, VA. MEOC is a designated Area Agency on Aging and serves as the public transit provider for the area. MEOC uses an innovative approach to providing transportation assistance, specifically aimed at the needs of older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans […]
This report reviews 2017’s trending topics in transportation. From industry news to questions we receive at NADTC, we provide an overview of what’s been important in the world of accessible transportation over the past year. Topics include: • Americans with Disabilities Act No-Show Policies and Penalties for Paratransit • Americans with Disabilities Act Complaint Process […]
The topic of transportation for older adults and people with disabilities has had a longstanding presence at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Conference, held this year July 30 – August 2, 2017 in Savannah, GA. This setting is host to over 1,000 leaders in aging for idea sharing, interactivity, networking and practical […]