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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Rural Travel Training

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 […]

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Rural Transportation Topic Guide: Introduction

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.

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Accessible Transportation in Rural Areas

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.

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Rural Transportation Topic Guide #1: Needs Assessment

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.

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Rural Best Practice: Transportation for Individuals with Chronic Care Conditions

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 […]

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2017 Transportation Trends Report

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 […]

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