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Transportation Resources

FTA Technical Assistance Centers:

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
2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Travel Training During a Global Pandemic
Considerations in Reasonable Accommodations for Returning to Work
National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM)
COVID-19 Resource Center
National Rural Transit Assistance Program (National RTAP)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
COVID-19 Response Practices in Transit
COVID-19: Information and Resources for Transit

Federal Agency Resources:

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
COVID -19 Resources
> Updated 6/11/2021 What Paratransit Operators Need to Know about COVID-19
Order: Wearing of face masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs
Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Protect Yourself When Using Transportation
Considerations for Non-emergency Vehicle Transportation for Tribal Communities During COVID-19
Cleaning and Disinfection for Non-emergency Transport Vehicles
COVID-19 Employer Information for Bus Transit Operators
COVID-19 Employer Information for Transit Maintenance Workers
COVID-19 Resources in American Sign Language via YouTube
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
FTA Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) landing page
FTA Transit COVID-19 Response Program Information Collection
> TSA extends face mask requirement
Federal Mask Requirement for Transit
Mask Up Campaign Toolkit
Update 6/30/2022 COVID-19 Recovery Practices in Transit
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021
Updated 5/18/2022 FTA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Updated 3/13/2023 FTA COVID-19 Resource Tool for Public Transportation
Safety Advisory: Recommended actions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 among transit employees and passengers
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Eligibility for Funding: Coronavirus Fact Sheet for Private Nonprofit Organizations
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
DOT Guidance on Compliance with DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation
Indian Affairs (IA)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Tribal Leaders


 Partner Resources:

American Federation for the Blind
Safety Tips for Older People with Visual Impairments Using Rideshare
American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
Covid-19 Resource Hub
Summary: A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response (NCHRP Report 769)
Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance During a Contagious Virus Pandemic
The COVID-19 Pandemic Public Transportation Responds: Safeguarding Riders and Employees
California Association for Coordinated Transportation
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Transporting Passengers with COVID Symptoms
Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)
> Public Transportation’s response to the covid-19 pandemic and how it shapes transit’s future
> COVID-19 Safety Protocols
State by State COVID-19 NEMT Guidance Tool
How Transit Systems Can Continue to be Effective During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Wheelchair Securement during the Pandemic
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Rear Door COVID-19 Policy Disability Recommendations
National Disability Rights Network
Know Your Transportation Rights during COVID-19 Video
Small Urban and Rural Center on Mobility
> Using Topic Modeling to Identify Public Opinion on Public Transportation During the COVID-19 Pandemic
> Surveys of Transit Riders and Agencies During the COVID-19 Pandemic
How Frontline Transit Operators Can Avoid COVID-19
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
A Pandemic Playbook for Transportation Agencies
Webinar Recording: Transportation & COVID-19 – Practices from Other Disease Outbreaks
Panelist Presentations: Transportation & COVID-19 – Practices from Other Disease Outbreaks


Volunteer Transportation Resources:

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC): Operating Volunteer Driver Programs in a Pandemic
Volunteer Insurance Services Association (VIS): Payroll & Revenue Decreasing in the COVID-19 Outbreak? You can Reduce Your Insurance Costs
VQ Volunteer Strategies: Volunteer Engagement Response Plan for COVID-19
U.S. Department of Labor: COVID-19 Guidance for Rideshare, Taxi, and Car Service Workers (relevant for Volunteer Drivers)
Wisconsin Association of Mobility Managers: Volunteering During COVID



The Conversation, Public transit drivers struggle to enforce mask mandates, March 4, 2021
Smart Cities Dive, Suburbs saw drastic changes to pedestrian activity in 2020: report , March 19,2021

Grist, ‘Mobility Justice’: How cities are rethinking public transportation after COVID, October 19, 2021