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2016 Transportation Trends: A Look at the Year’s Top Mobility Challenges & Opportunities

This report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible transportation in communities—identified by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) in 2016. Selected topics include: • Americans with Disabilities Act • Accessible Bikeshare • Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries • First Mile/Last Mile • Safety • Section 5310 • Shared Ride Services The…


ARCHIVED – Going Beyond Borders

This webinar features programs that enable clients and passengers to go beyond a typical jurisdictional border. Crossing a county or state line may go unnoticed when driving, but for many older adults and people with disabilities who do not drive, that line may represent a barrier to much-needed services, including access to medical care, shopping,…


Exploring Human Services Transportation: Materials Toolkit

In the Winter of 2017, NADTC conducted an online course exploring the role of human services agencies in transportation. The following written and video material resulted from the two-month program.  While each of these sessions is complementary to one another, they can be reviewed independently. You may notice that the materials posted reference Learning Assignments…


ARCHIVED – Innovative Routes to Transportation

This September 2016 webinar, brought to you by NASUAD, AIRS and n4a, highlights innovative programs and initiatives that address transportation needs. Learn about the newly formed National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) which promotes the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities, caregivers and communities. The presenters are National…


Section 5310 Funding: An Application Checklist

The Section 5310 Program: Enhanced Mobility for Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities is a federally funded, flexible state-managed program that attempts to remove barriers to transportation for seniors and individuals with disabilities. Funding is intended to support programs that serve the special needs of transit-dependent populations beyond traditional public transportation services and Americans with Disabilities…


Promising Practices for Fixed-Route & Paratransit Agencies: Communicating with Older Adults Before, During & After Emergencies

This information brief outlines communications practices and recommendations for transportation providers on how they can effectively reach older adult audiences before, during, and after an emergency. For the purposes of this brief, emergency situations encompass but are not limited to natural disasters, terrorist attacks, passenger incidents that involve mass injuries or fatalities, large-scale equipment failure,…

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Functional Assessment of Cognitive Transit Skills (FACTS)

Guidelines for production, administration and scoring of the functional assessment, the development and validation of a functional cognitive test, an environmental barrier analysis for individuals who are blind or who have low vision, and a presentation of some current practices.   FACTS Resources Functional Assessment of Cognitive Transit Skills Guidelines for Production, Administration & Scoring…