Starting a Volunteer Transportation Program Volunteer transportation programs are an important support for older adults and people with disabilities who want to age in place. In this video, you’ll learn about steps to take in starting a volunteer transportation program. → Click Here to View Slides from Volunteer Transportation Video
NADTC’s Every Ride Counts campaign is designed to support local communities’ efforts to promote the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers. This resource builds on the Every Ride Counts Campaign to offer guidance on effective communications approaches to transportation programs, mobility managers and information and referral providers.
A summary of NADTC’s 2022 DEI focus group and stakeholder meetings.
This resource was created to provide guidance to transportation providers to better serve older adults with vision loss. This is a joint publication of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the American Foundation for the Blind.
This resource provides drivers with techniques for helping older passengers with vision loss and ways to help drivers identify passengers who may need assistance. This is a joint publication of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the American Foundation for the Blind.
This Resource Guide provides an inventory of federal grants that may be used to serve the transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities.
Section 5310 and Cycling without Age Program introduces a unique program for older adults and people with disabilities, to get outside and be active using a trishaw bike. This report highlights the Make the Ride Happen program in Wisconsin that allows users to enjoy the ride, rather than peddling, bringing joy and vitality back into…
This informational brief explains how Area Agencies on Aging provide a wide range of services and supports to older adults in the United States, and therefore play an important role in the development, oversight, and funding of transportation services in the communities they serve. Two Area Agencies on Aging that are utilizing section 5310 funds…
This report is a collection of informational briefs highlighting the various uses of FTA Section 5310 Funding, implemented by human services agencies and transportation programs across the United States. The 2021 topics include: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements for Section 5310 Recipients Area Agencies on Aging and Section 5310 Funding Mobility Management and FTA Section…
It is important to understand the characteristics of all users being served, especially those who might be faced with memory loss, related to Alzheimer’s or dementia. This Trends Report highlights common barriers or challenges persons with Alzheimer’s or dementia might have when riding the bus and presents strategies for communicating with these riders.