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Accessible Pedestrian Pathways: Course Materials

In Summer 2019, NADTC hosted the Accessible Pedestrian Pathways mini-course. The course focused on pedestrian accessibility, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements related to accessible pathways, technology applications, the walkability movement in the United States, conducting walkability assessments at the community level, and examples of local projects. The course ran from August 6 – September…


Volunteer Transportation: Keys of a Successful Program Toolkit

The Volunteer Transportation toolkit was adapted from NADTC’s fall 2018 online course which focused on volunteer transportation programs as an important option for meeting the transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities in communities across the country.  This toolkit is designed to provide practical tools and creative interventions on how to create a…


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…


Driver Safety and Transition: Course Materials

In the spring of 2018, NADTC conducted an online course that provided an in-depth look at the concerns about the safety and well-being of older drivers and people with disabilities, planning for transportation independence and many of the age related challenges that make driving increasingly difficult.  Additionally, the course will lay out the array of transportation…


Pedestrian Connections: Planning for the Walkability Needs of Older Adults and People with Disabilities from Current Conditions to a Future Environment with Automated Vehicles Webinar

NADTC hosted a Pedestrian Connections webinar on September 4, 2018 about the changing landscape of accessible pedestrian planning–from traditional local-level programs that encourage the involvement of older adults and people with disabilities in the walkability audit process to assessing the role of automated and connected vehicle technology related to accessible pedestrian movement. Presenters were Meg Ann Traci,…


Removing Barriers to Transportation and Expanding Mobility Webinar

NADTC hosted the Removing Barriers webinar on August 23, 2018. This webinar features two of NADTC’s 2017 grantees, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and Senior Transportation Connection (STC) in North Olmstead, Ohio. The grantees discussed their experiences in the year-long grant program as well as the availability of a range of safe…


2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Real-Time Transit Technology

For older adults and people with disabilities who may require special accommodations, the provision of real-time transit information is especially important. Real-time transit technology can improve the perceived and actual reliability and convenience of a service, and can better inform consumers of their travel options. Real-time technology is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one…

Twitter Chat

Archived Twitter Chat: #TransportationOptions June 20, 2018

On June 20, 2018, NADTC hosted the #TransportationOptions Twitter Chat with Florida DOT’s Safe Mobility for Life. The chat focused on sharing resources, news, and model programs on driver safety and transition. View an archive of the #TransportationOptions Twitter chat.    


2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: ADA No-Shows and Cancellations

Americans with Disabilities Act policies regarding Complementary Paratransit customer no-shows and ride cancellations are the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of six transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2017 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible transportation in communities—identified by…