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NADTC 2019 National Survey of Transportation Providers

As a follow-up to our National Aging and Disability Transportation Center needs assessment survey of older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers, NADTC, in partnership with KRC Research, conducted a survey of transportation providers that serve those populations. Questions focused on communications and outreach, driver training and safety, coordination, funding, challenges and unmet needs.

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Workforce Development in Transportation Occupations

In this Workforce Development in Transportation Occupations Topic Spotlight, NADTC addresses the struggle to recruit, train and retain skilled workers, the lack of planning to address workforce exits and the need to stay competitive in a changing work economy are just a few of the challenges transportation managers are currently facing. This spotlight reviews challenges of workforce…

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Travel Training for Older Adults

In this Travel Training for Older Adults Topic Spotlight, NADTC focuses on how travel training can benefit older adults nearing or experiencing retirement from driving. The report provides a review and explanation of travel training terminology and strategies to assist older adults in independent travel.        

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Filling a Need: Hiring Veterans and People with Disabilities in Transit

In this Hiring Veterans and People with Disabilities in Transit Topic Spotlight, NADTC reviews the hiring of veterans and people with disabilities in transit. There are many transit agencies that could benefit from the capabilities of and value added by qualified applicants with disabilities. This report guides agencies in understanding the values, skills, and ideas people…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Access and Social Isolation

This resource was developed as a part of NADTC’s partnership activities with the National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults (engAGED). As organizations around the country address COVID-19 in their communities, this resource is focused on the important role transportation plays in the lives of older adults—and how transportation agencies are responding to this national…

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Assisting Passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

This publication provides information, tips and resources for bus operators assisting passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Operators who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face, are better able to recognize dementia symptoms and ensure a safe trip for all riders.

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Procuring Demand Responsive Transit Technology Webinar

NADTC hosted the Procuring Demand Responsive Transit Technology webinar on March 5 ,2020. View and listen to the webinar Download a copy of the webinar transcript in Word This webinar features information on how to procure technology for scheduling and dispatching for your agency. The webinar highlights procurement process, data ownership, writing an RFP, defining the…

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Mental Health and Transportation

In this Mental Health and Transportation Topic Spotlight , NADTC reviews how access to mental health services for disadvantaged populations requires coordination of a number of different elements, including transportation providers. This brief takes a look examples of how some transportation agencies are using federal, local and/or state funding to coordinate or provide transportation to mental health services.    

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Procuring Demand Response Transit Technology

In this Procuring Demand Response Transit Technology Topic Spotlight , NADTC outlines the best methods to procure technology for your agency. This brief takes a look at the best use of Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications, Requests for Information, and Requests for Expressions of Interest when preparing to procure technology for your agency.      …