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COVID-19 Resources

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC ) recognizes the impact COVID-19 is having on transportation programs serving older adults and people with disabilities. As Coronavirus (COVID-19) information changes daily and hourly, the links below provide you with places to find updates and additional information. NADTC recommends that you follow guidance from your local, regional and national health officials and all local, state and federal declarations prior to taking action. NADTC is actively monitoring developments and will update this resource page as we learn more.


Transportation Resources:

  • National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC)

          The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Services for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

   The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Services: Volunteer Driver Programs

          The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Access and Social Isolation

          Emergency Activity Tracking for Transportation Programs

  • Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

          Rear Door COVID-19 Policy Disability Recommendations

  • National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM)

          COVID-19 Resource Center

  •  National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP)

          COVID-19: Information and Resources for Transit

  • Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)

          State by State COVID-19 NEMT Guidance Tool

          COVID-19 Safety Protocols

  How Transit Systems Can Continue to be Effective During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  Wheelchair Securement during the Pandemic

  • Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

         FTA COVID-19 Recovery Listening Sessions

         FTA FAQ (CE4) extends the period of essential delivery services through January 20, 2021

         FTA Thanks Transit Industry for Keeping America Moving

         Updated 8/10/2020 FTA COVID-19 Resource Tool for Public Transportation

         Safety Advisory: Recommended actions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 among transit employees and passengers

        Updated 10/14/2020 FTA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

         FTA Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) landing page

         Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

         Deadline Extension for Federal Transit Administration Competitive Grant Programs

         FTA Emergency Relief Docket

  • U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

         DOT Guidance on Compliance with DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations

  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)

         Protect Yourself When Using Transportation

         Considerations for Non-emergency Vehicle Transportation for Tribal Communities During COVID-19

         Searchable List of CDC Guidance

         COVID-19 Resources in American Sign Language via YouTube

         Cleaning and Disinfection for Non-emergency Transport Vehicles

         COVID-19 Employer Information for Bus Transit Operators

         COVID-19 Employer Information for Transit Maintenance Workers

         Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities

         Going to a Public (emergency) Shelter During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

          Eligibility for Funding: Coronavirus Fact Sheet for Private Nonprofit Organizations

  •  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

           3-D Printing of Medical Supplies

  • American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

          COVID-19 Recovery Vendor List for Public Transportation

          Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance During a Contagious Virus Pandemic

   FTA Waives Local Match for COVID-19 Expenses

          Public Transit Response to Coronavirus or COVID-19

  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)

          Webinar Recording: Transportation & COVID-19 – Practices from Other Disease Outbreaks

          Panelist Presentations: Transportation & COVID-19 – Practices from Other Disease Outbreaks

  • Indian Affairs (IA)

  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Tribal Leaders

  • National Disability Rights Network

          Know Your Transportation Rights during COVID-19 Video

  • American Federation for the Blind

         Safety Tips for Older People with Visual Impairments Using Rideshare

  • Supir

  How Frontline Transit Operators Can Avoid COVID-19

  • California Association for Coordinated Transportation

   Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Transporting Passengers with COVID Symptoms


Volunteer Transportation Resources:


Aging and Disability Network Resources:

  • White House Task Force

          How to Prepare and Protect Yourself

  • AARP & National League of Cities

  COVID-19 Older Adult Response Initiative

  • Administration for Community Living (ACL)

         Updated 10/15/2020 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resource Page

         New! Rethinking I/DD Transportation Services During the COVID – 19 Era Slides

         COVID-19: CARES Act

         ACL Announces Grants to Provide Meals for Older Adults

         Information for the Aging and Disability Networks

         Older Americans Act Disaster Relief Information

         Other Older Americans Act Programs: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

         Civil Rights, HIPAA, and the Coronavirus Disease 2019

         Capacity-Building Toolkit for including Aging & Disability Networks in Emergency Planning

  Community-Based Organizations during COVID-19 Resource Page

  • National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

         COVID-19 Update: Practical Strategies for Protecting High-Risk Adults at Home and in the Community

  • National Governor’s Association

         Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

  • ADvancing States

         Addressing Social Isolation for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Crisis

  • National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative

  COVID-19 & Disability videos – Being a self-advocate, Knowing your rights

  • Littler Consulting

   A List of Statewide Return to Work Protocols

  • Southeast ADA Center

          The ADA and Face Mask Policies


Additional Resources:

What challenges are you facing as you change, adjust or expand your services? Let us know what is happening on the ground, contact us at or 1-866-983-3222


Update June 9, 2020