Join NADTC and AARP’s Public Policy Institute in the first of a 2-part series on Transactional Data Specifications (TDS).
Demand-response transportation (DRT) often fills the gaps in transportation for those who cannot drive. DRT is typically door-to-door service and can include Dial-a-Ride, ADA complementary paratransit, volunteer driver programs, or even taxis and ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. For the customer, scheduling on one or many of these options can be difficult. That’s where TDS comes in.
Part 1: More Mobility, Stronger Connections: Introduction to Transactional Data Specifications
This introductory session will explain what is Transaction Data Specifications (TDS), why even small providers can benefit and how TDS can be used to expand the availability of demand responsive transportation.
- Dianne Schwager, Senior Program Officer, Cooperative Research Programs, Transportation Research Board
- Jana Lynott, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP Public Policy Institute. Here
To learn more, check out:
- AARP/NADTC publication: More Mobility, Stronger Connections: It’s Time to Modernize Demand-Responsive Transportation Using the Transactional Data Specification
- TCRP Research Report 210: Development of Transactional Data Specification for Demand Responsive Transportation
- AARP publication: Modernizing Demand-Responsive Transportation for the Age of New Mobility
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