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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…

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…

18 Oct 16

Happy Birthday, NADTC! Today We Celebrate 12 Months of Achievement!

October 2016 marks a very special milestone for NADTC – we’ve officially been around for one year! Last October we were honored to begin work with the support of the Federal Transit Administration on this exciting new Center and everything we do here at NADTC is working towards our main goal: To promote the availability…

15 Aug 16

National Park Service 100th: Creating Accessible Options for Visitors

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate its 100th anniversary. As part of the National Park Service Centennial commitment, the NPS created a five year plan for 2015-2020, with three overarching strategic goals for addressing accessibility: Create a welcoming environment by increasing the ability of the National Park Service to serve…

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…

12 May 16

“Blaze a Trail” in May! NADTC Recognizes Older Americans Month

  This year, the Older Americans Month theme is “Blaze a Trail.” The annual celebration, held each year in May, offers the opportunity to learn about, support, and celebrate our nation’s aging population. NADTC encourages all older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers, and organizations that support accessible transportation to think about how you can blaze…