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06 Aug 19

Addressing New Mobility Services’ Accessibility Barriers

Thank you to guest blogger Steve Yaffe for writing this month’s blog about newer transportation options that have become popular over the past five years and how barriers can be addressed so that options can be more accessible for older adults and travelers with disabilities. New Mobility Services have three major accessibility barriers. These barriers…

08 Jul 19

Cornell’s TRAC Project Addresses Barriers to Transportation Accessibility

NADTC thanks guest blogger Jennifer Perry, Access Specialist, from the Northeast ADA Center for writing July’s blog post, which features the  resources of the Transit Research & Accessibility Center (TRAC). Learn more about TRAC, and join us in recognizing the importance of on-going education and training about accessibility as we celebrate the 29th anniversary of the…

20 Dec 18

A Closer Look at Community Accessibility: Arlington County’s Walk-and-Talk

NADTC thanks Pamela Van Hine of Arlington County, Virginia, for this interview. Pamela participated in NADTC’s 2018 Accessible Pedestrian Pathways mini-course and used ideas from the course for a September walkability audit conducted by the county’s Disability Advisory Commission (DAC) and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC).  Background On September 22, 2018, the Arlington County Disability Advisory…

30 Nov 18

Strengthening Individual Mobility Capacities and Community Accessibility

Thank you to guest blogger Valerie Parker Callahan of Greater Lynn (MA) Senior Services for preparing this post. This article provides an overview of the Mobility Resource Guide, a reference tool that promotes unique approaches to mobility and accessibility.  “Mobility”—or the capacity to move freely and easily – is central to our fundamental concepts of freedom…

04 Sep 18

Pedestrian Connections: Planning for the Walkability Needs of Older Adults and People with Disabilities from Current Conditions to a Future Environment with Automated Vehicles

Pedestrian Connections: Planning for the Walkability Needs of Older Adults and People with Disabilities from Current Conditions to a Future Environment with Automated Vehicles September 4, 2018 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern/1:00-2:00 p.m. Central/12:00 -1:00 p.m. Mountain/11:00 -12 noon Pacific Registration for this webinar is closed. We’ll post a copy of the presentations and transcript soon.  The…

23 Aug 18

Removing Barriers to Transportation and Expanding Senior Mobility Webinar

Removing Barriers to Transportation and Expanding Senior Mobility Webinar August 23, 2018 2:00–3:30pm EST/1:00-2:30pm CST/12:00-1:30pm MST/11:00am-12:30pm PST Visit the webinar resource page to listen or download a copy of the transcript. In 2017, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) selected six grantees for the Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grant Program where, over the…