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Welcome to the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center

Our goal is to promote the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers.

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Photo credit: NADTC 2019 Photo Contest 1st Place Winner, Metrolina Association for the Blind, Charlotte, North Carolina

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
is working to increase access to transportation for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers.

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) is a program funded by the Federal Transit Administration and administered by Easterseals and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.

 

Person-first and Identity-first Language Choices

This blog was written by Erin Hawley, Communications Consultant for the National Aging & Disability Transportation Center. Language evolves over time along with the ways we perceive and understand disability. Therefore, it makes sense that how we talk about disability has changed drastically over the years. As a 37-year-old physically disabled woman, I have witnessed…

Thanks to the ADA!

This blog was written by Erin Hawley, Communications Consultant for the National Aging & Disability Transportation Center.   On July 26th 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which gave legal protections for equality and inclusion to people with disabilities. Leading up to the passage, activists from all…

Flattening Inaccessibility – Part 2

The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation: Issues and Solutions for People with Vision Loss This is the Second of two blogs reporting the results of a national survey conducted by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) to shine a light on ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people with vision loss. Part 1…