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Half or Reduced Fare Requirements for Transit

FTA’s public transportation law requires transit agencies that receive funds through the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to older adults and individuals with disabilities during off-peak hours for fixed-route services. NADTC has updated information from a 2018 blog post with the same title.

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2024 Transportation Planning Grant: Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions This page provides responses to frequently asked questions about the 2024 Rural Community Innovations: Transportation Planning Grant. Review questions and answers about grant application processes, eligibility criteria, objectives and more. We will update this FAQ page with common questions as we receive them. How do I apply? All applications must be submitted…

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2023 Innovations Showcase

INTRODUCTION This resource presents 14 Transportation Innovations selected by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) through a nationwide competition. The Showcase profiles out-of-the-box thinking and alignment of resources. Innovations may be entirely original or represent a creative adaptation of an approach that has worked in other places or program settings or with different…

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Coordination in Planning

Maricopa Association of Governments and NADTC worked together to convene a meeting with state and local transportation and non-transportation community stakeholders who play a role in addressing the transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities in their community to share knowledge of transportation issues, encourage cross-sector partnerships and identify existing plans and how they may intersect.

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The Growing Involvement of Area Agencies on Aging in Community Transportation

According to 2022 National Survey of Area Agencies on Aging, 91% of Area Agencies on Aging provide transportation to support the mobility needs of older adults and people with disabilities. In this third webinar in NADTC’s series on Human Services Transportation, speakers from USAging will detail the survey’s findings on the types of transportation provided by…

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2021 FTA Section 5310 Compendium

Americans with Disabilities Act: Requirements for Section 5310 Recipients Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities. Under Title II of the ADA, public transportation must be accessible to and usable by people with disabilities, including wheelchair users. The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT)…

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