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08 Nov 18

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…

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…

11 Apr 18

5 Keys to Successful Volunteer Driver Programs

Photo credit:  NADTC 2017 Photo Contest 2nd Place Winner, Whistlestop Carepool, San Rafael, California 5 Keys to Successful Volunteer Driver Programs Guest blogger: Valerie Lefler, MPA, President & CEO of Integrated Global Dimensions LLC in Lincoln, Nebraska With the rise of transportation options on the horizon and all the excitement around new shared mobility options,…

01 Mar 18

Strategies for Enhancing Rural Transit Operations Mini-Course

Rural Strategies Online Course Dates: March 1-30 (assignment due April 13) Registration for this event is closed. Thank you to all who registered. Sign up for Strategies for Enhancing Rural Transit Operations, our newest online course that runs March 1-30, 2018. Rural transit brings unique operational challenges, and this course is designed to give you…

12 Feb 18

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…

12 Apr 17

NADTC #Safewalking Twitter Chat April 12, 2017

Join NADTC on April 12 at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific for a one-hour Twitter Chat on #safewalking. Use hashtag #Safewalking to join the conversation about improving pedestrian safety and transportation infrastructure for older adults & people with disabilities. Follow us on Twitter @NADTCmobility and spread the word! We look forward to chatting with you!  

09 Jan 17

TCRP Report 188: A Look at Shared Mobility

Shared mobility (e.g., rideshare and Transportation Network Companies such as Uber and Lyft) is transforming transportation options, particularly for older adults and people with disabilities. This blog post explores the results of 2016 Transit Cooperative Research Program Report 188 Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit. A full copy of the report and an…