This information brief discusses five travel training program case studies drawn from community programs featured in TCRP Report 168 Parts I and II with a focus on the components contributing to the effectiveness of the programs. The case studies are from different regions of the United States, including smaller, suburban communities such as Meridian, Idaho,…
This information brief presents a snapshot of a project that effectively engaged a wide variety of organizations and agencies in an effort to expand community outreach and collaboration on maximizing mobility options and delivery of multi-modal transportation services for older adults. An especially successful element of this collaboration was the inclusion of a large consortium…
This resource is a synopsis of the cost-benefit model for travel training. The model budget includes line items and a formula to ascertain distinct costs and benefits of travel training services to trainees, the community, and funders.
A compilation of the strategies and activities used in the Mobility Management Independent Living Coaches program from Centers for Independent Living or IL coaches to inform mobility managers and other transportation professionals about disability issues.
This webinar was held June 16, 2016. It was intended to help participants understand how to tap into some of the resources that might be available locally to navigate transportation. Best practices were shared by Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) staff, including how the ARC uses technology and outreach to share transportation information and resources. This…
This report highlights the findings of a survey on how taxi operators in the U.S. assist transit systems by providing paratransit service for people with disabilities.
This publication was developed to help older adults use public transportation independently, safely, and without fear. The publication reviews fall risks and potential safety measures within public transportation vehicles. There is also a separate tip sheet for drivers and older adult riders about safe travel and falls prevention.
This “how-to” toolkit addresses optimal bus stop design including a comprehensive assessment tool. Topics covered: shelter design, lighting, security, pedestrian environment, signage, wayfinding, technology, urban/rural considerations, and organizational collaboration.
This publication is intended to highlight the importance of transportation for American Indian elders and identify innovative approaches and resources for improving transportation services for elders living on reservations or other Indian lands throughout the United States.
This poster contains brief information on ADA service requirements for service animals as well as customer and operator responsibilities.