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National Convening: Transportation Needs and Awareness

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
National Convening and Press Event
December 7, 2018
Washington, D.C.

On December 7, 2018, NADTC  hosted a press event and national convening to share the results of a new national poll on transportation needs and awareness among older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers.  The convening included a discussion among national organizations about next steps that non-profits, local governments, and federal agencies could take to improve access to transportation services and information about those services.

The convening also celebrated the launch of Every Ride Counts, an adaptable publicity campaign that local transit systems and transportation providers of all sizes can use to create their own flyers, postcards, banners, and social media announcements.

  • Click the links below to view the press release, survey results, and access Every Ride Counts campaign materials.
  • Watch the Every Ride Counts video for a personal perspective on the importance of accessible transportation for caregivers and people with disabilities!


National Poll Results & Press Release

National Poll Press Release

National Poll Results Report (PPT)

National Poll Results Report (Section 508 Compliant PDF)

Press Event on Survey Results
with Statements from Easterseals, n4a, and Panel Members

Press Event Video (YouTube closed captioned)

Every Ride Counts Campaign

Every Ride Counts Video (YouTube closed captioned)

Every Ride Counts Informational Flyer (PDF)

Every Ride Counts Informational Flyer (Word)

Every Ride Counts Campaign: Develop your own local transportation publicity campaign with our downloadable templates!

NADTC Mission, Milestones & Grants

NADTC Mission & Milestones Flyer (PDF)

NADTC Grants Flyer (PDF)