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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Connected Vehicle Technology

Self-driving vehicles can be of great value and open up a new world for people with disabilities and older adults. Mitigating transportation obstacles for individuals with disabilities would enable new employment opportunities and save money in healthcare expenditures from missed medical appointments. Connected vehicle technology is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of six…

Webinar

NADTC and FHWA Safe Crossings at Transit Stops Webinar

On April 19, 2018, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the Federal Highway Administration, along with Phoenix Valley Metro, Washington, DC Metro, and Richmond GRTA hosted a webinar on improving safety and accessibility for mid-block crossings that reach transit stops. This webinar supports the Federal Highway Administration’s Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP)…

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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Seamless Mobility

Seamless mobility is made possible by infrastructure that connects without interruption, technology that helps people plan and take trips, and regional coordination of transportation systems. Seamless technology is 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…

Toolkit

Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation Toolkit

The Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation toolkit was adapted from NADTC’s Winter 2017-2018 online course which provided an in-depth look at transportation needs and concerns experienced by family caregivers, particularly caregivers of individuals with dementia, and offered guidance on community approaches for connecting transportation and caregiver networks.  This toolkit is designed to provide resources and strategies for…

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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: ADA Complaint Process

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaint processes and policies 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. For transit agencies, a solid Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaint process and policy will ensure that customer complaints and concerns…

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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Rural Travel Training

Travel training programs across the country help teach people the critical independent travel skills they need to travel around their communities. Travel training in rural areas brings both unique challenges and opportunities to the professionals who currently deliver those services, or to those who are seeking to begin a new type of program. Rural travel training…

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2017 Transportation Trends Report

This report reviews 2017’s trending topics in transportation. From industry news to questions we receive at NADTC, we provide an overview of what’s been important in the world of accessible transportation over the past year.  Topics include: • Americans with Disabilities Act No-Show Policies and Penalties for Paratransit • Americans with Disabilities Act Complaint Process…

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Half Fare or Reduced Fare Requirements Information Brief

Public transportation law requires public transportation agencies that receive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to people with disabilities and seniors during off-peak hours for fixed-route services. FTA receives many questions about the half fare or reduced fare rule and how…

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Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation

This publication provides transportation tips for caregivers, information on types of transportation available, dementia-friendly tips for transit drivers, items to include in a travel kit, destination cards that can be tailored for each traveler, and a list of resources.