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NADTC Press Releases

April 2022 NADTC Equity and Accessibility: Transportation Planning Grants Press Release

October 2020 NADTC Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Press Release

March 2019 NADTC Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Press Release

December 2018 National Poll on Transportation Needs Press Release

August 2018 NADTC Grants Press Release

January 2017 NADTC Grants Press Release

May 2016 NADTC Website Press Release

December 2015 Press Release: NADTC

NADTC in the News


September 2023 – River Reporter

The wheels on the bus

March 2023 – Healthnews

Changing Spaces for People With Disabilities: Where to Find Them?

March 2023 – Albuquerque Journal

Changes to city of Albuquerque’s Sun Van service raise concerns


December 2022 – News 10 ABC

$70K local grant awarded to improve transportation for seniors, people with disabilities

September 2022 – The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Destination: Accessibility

August 22, 2022 – NBC News

Disability rights groups battle Lyft for wheelchair accessible vehicles — again

May 2022 – Newton Daily News

HIRTA Awarded Grant to Address Inequities

May 2022- AARP

Real Problems, Real Solutions to the Long-Term Care Crisis

March 2022 – Healthline

Can You Drive With Multiple Sclerosis?

March 2022 – The Buffalo News

When to take the keys away? Driver evaluation takes burden off caregivers to decide


December 2021 – Gloucester Times

SENIOR LOOKOUT: No car? Tips for getting where you need to go
October 2021 – MobiHealth News
Papa and Uber Health team up on curbing social isolation among seniors
September 2021 – NBC26 Green Bay
Waushara County volunteer program loses 50% of drivers during pandemic
June 2021 – Brainerd Dispatch
Horizon Health awarded funds for transportation program
June 2021 – Business Insider
Food apartheid’ remains a hurdle for millions of Americans, but it severely harms the elderly
March 2021 – Boise State Public Radio
Grant Will Bring Wood River Valley Residents To Medical Appointments In Twin Falls
February 2021 -KMVT/KSVT Article
Mountain Rides expanding service to Twin Falls in April


November 2020 – Idaho Mountain Express article
Mountain Rides to pilot free bus service to Twin Falls
November 2020 – Napa Valley Register article
Betty Rhodes, Senior Corner: More steps to super-aging

October 2020 Southeast ada Center Article
The NADTC Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Will Expand Transportation Opportunities in 10 Communities Across the Country

October 2020 – 3BL CRS Wire article
United Airlines Redesigns Mobile App To Be More Accessible for People With Visual Disabilities


August 2019 – NADTC grantee INCOG (Tulsa, OK) is featured in PBS affiliate Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA)’s segment on programs to address food deserts across the state. INCOG Planner Regan McManus discusses the C.A.N. Ride program after the 4:20 mark. C.A.N. stands for Create Access to Nutrition. Watch the video.

July 2019 Framingham Source article
MWRTA Wins 2nd Place in National Aging & Disability Photo Contest

July 2019 South Portland Sentry article
NADTC grantee GPCOG’s (Portland, ME) Shopper Links shuttle is highlighted as a ride option for seniors, adults with disabilities, and residents dependent on public transit to access food.

May 2019 Yahoo! Finance article 
Feonix Announces New Program “Mobility by Design” to Expand Service in Rural and Small Urban Communities

April 2019 Tulsa World article
North Tulsa is a Food Desert, and There’s a Local Plan that Attempts to Address the Issue

April 2019 Juneau Empire article
Longtime Care-A-Van Operator May Lose Bid to Taxis

February 2019 Yadkin Ripple article
Piedmont Triad Regional Council Working to Solve Transportation Issues

January 2019 Marketplace Business
Wanted: Elder Transportation Solutions

January 2019 Bradford Era article featuring Every Ride Counts campaign
“ATA Has New, More Accessible Buses”

January 2019 Home Health Care News article
“Transportation Services Help Home Care Forge Hospital Ties, Can Drive Revenue”

January 2019 Route 50 article
“The Transportation Quandary for Older and Disabled People is Two-Fold”


December 2018 NPR Marketplace article
“Ride-Sharing to the Doctor’s Office is Big Business”

December 2018 Desert News article (Salt Lake City, UT)
“Campaign Aims to Boot Visibility, Strengthen Transportation Options for Elders, Those with Disability”

Wired Stat of the Week 

“40%: The share of older Americans who say they can’t do the activities or chores they’d like because they do not drive, according to a survey by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center. The group advocates for more transit options for those who can’t drive because of age or disability.”

December 2018 Washington Post article (Washington, DC)
“Elderly, Disabled Need More Help Finding Transportation Services”

October 2018 Public Opinion Online article (Chambersburg, PA)
“Rabbittransit Wins Grant” (scroll down to locate news item)

January 2018 Next Avenue article
“Getting to the Doctor Without a Car in Rural America”


May 2017 WAMC story
“Transportation Gaps for a an Aging Population in the Berkshires”

May 2017 Forbes article
“A Ride Service Geared to Older Adults”

April 2017 Commercial Appeal article
“Grant Opens Doors for Hernando seniors with new travel options”

February 2017 DeSoto Times Tribune article
“Hernando Gets Access Grant for Elderly”


May 2016 Metro Magazine article
“How to Involve Seniors, People with Disabilities to Make Your Transit System More Accessible”

May 2016 Forbes article
“What if You Couldn’t Drive?”