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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.

Register for NADTC’s Nov. 13 Volunteer Transportation: Risk, Liability and Insurance Webinar

Visit our Federal Grant page for current funding opportunities!

Photo credit: NADTC 2018 Photo Contest 1st Place Winner, Via Mobility Services, Boulder, Colorado

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.

 

Understanding Half Fare/Reduced Fare Requirements

This month’s blog was co-authored by Tara N. Clark, Program Manager, Federal Transit Administration Office of Program Management.  Public transportation law requires public transportation agencies that receive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to people with disabilities and seniors during off-peak…

Travel Patterns of American Adults with Disabilities

This blog features highlights from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ September 2018 Travel Patterns of American Adults with Disabilities. The report reinforces the role that transportation has in consistent access to employment, social activities, daily errands, and healthcare. Background The Travel Patterns report uses data from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) to examine the…

AARP Helping Drivers Benefit From the Rapid Changes in Vehicle Technology

NADTC’s spring 2018 online course on Driver Safety and Transition focused on the safety and well-being of older drivers and people with disabilities, planning for transportation independence and addressed many of the age related challenges that can make driving increasingly difficult. With this topic in mind, this month’s blog, provided by AARP Driver Safety, AARP’s…