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NADTC in the News

2019

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

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”

2018

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”

2017

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”

2016

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?”

 

NADTC Press Releases

March 2019 NADTC Innovations in Accessible Mobility Grants Press Release

December 2018 National Poll on Transportation Needs Press Release

May 2016 NADTC Website Press Release

December 2015 Press Release: NADTC

NADTC Grant Announcements

August 2018 NADTC Grants Press Release

January 2017 NADTC Grants Press Release