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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…

17 Jan 18

Kiosk for Living Well

Thank you to guest blogger Valerie Parker Callahan of Greater Lynn (MA) Senior Services for preparing this post. This article provides an overview of a unique, results-oriented program that promotes health and wellness at community pulse points.  The Kiosk for Living Well created by Greater Lynn (MA) Senior Services offer older adults easy access to information…

11 Dec 17

Ryde4Life & EZ Ride: A Partnership to Offer Seniors More Choices

EZ Ride is a non-profit, public-private partnership with a mission to implement transportation programs and services to improve the quality of life for residents of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Monmouth, Passaic and Union Counties in northeast New Jersey. EZ Ride’s services are integrated, convenient and cost effective. The services include bike and pedestrian programs, carpools, vanpools,…

18 Oct 17

Michigan’s Statewide Approach to Connecting Transportation & Information

Thank you to guest blogger Vanessa V. Hansle, CEO/COO, Michigan Transportation Connection, and to Tom Page, Executive Director, Michigan 2-1-1 and Emily Houk, CEO, Research to Practice Consulting, LLC for preparing this post. The Michigan Transportation Connection (MTC): A Statewide Approach to Connecting Transportation & Information Finding transportation can be a daunting task for individuals…

06 Jul 17

What Does Information & Referral Mean to Mobility Management?

Guest Authors: Judy L. Shanley, Ph.D., Co-Director, National Center for Mobility Management and Vanessa Lacer, Mobility Manager, Wave Transit This blog is second in a series on Information & Referral. You can read the introductory blog in the series here. When it comes down to it, the mobility manager profession would not exist without information…

31 Mar 17

Section 5307, 5310, and 5311: Using Non-DOT Federal Funds for Local Match

When it comes to applying for Federal Transit Administration grant funding under the Section 5307 (Urbanized Area and Passenger Ferry in Urbanized Areas), Section 5310 (Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities), and Section 5311 (Rural Areas) programs, determining the type of funds that may be used for local match can be critical, but…

10 Jun 16

How Do I Get Started with Technology?

The following is the first in a series of technology alerts that will be shared with the NADTC mailing list. Subscribe now to receive these posts in your inbox! So what is it about technology that has become so critical to fixed-route and demand response transit?  Research has concluded that technology has the potential to…

20 Apr 16

Two Wisconsin Transit Systems receive Dementia Friendly Designation

Local agencies in Rock County are committed to providing support to people with dementia by learning more about recognizing the disease, communicating with those who may have dementia, and being able to direct anyone with questions to community resources. The Rock County (Wisconsin) Aging and Disability Resource Center’s Dementia Friendly initiative is being championed by…