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Volunteer Transportation

The Best Practice, Volunteer Transportation, describes the experiences of two NADTC grantees that implemented volunteer transportation programs to fill transportation gaps in their communities.   This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based on work of grant projects supported by NADTC, 2017-2019.

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Travel Training

The Best Practice, Travel Training, describes the experiences of two grantees that implemented travel training programs. Travel training addresses specific travel needs in different communities. These programs can provide older adults and people with disabilities with the knowledge and tools they need to travel more independently and with greater confidence   This best practice is featured in the Best…

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Transportation Call Centers and Information & Referral/Assistance

The Best Practice, Transportation Call Centers and Information & Referral/Assistance, highlights successful strategies call centers can use to increase ridership by simplifying the process and increasing trust.   This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based on work of grant projects supported by NADTC, 2017-2019.

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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Meeting the Transportation Needs of Diverse Older Adults and People with Disabilities

This Trends Report serves as a brief introduction to the challenges and opportunities of addressing the transportation need of diverse older adults and people with disabilities and highlights the work that local programs are engaged in regarding these issues. This brief also discusses current research findings and recommendations for future research to move the needle…

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Access to Healthy Food

The Best Practice, Access to Health Food describes the approaches of three former NADTC grantees to address hunger and provide better access to healthy food in their communities. This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based on work of grant projects supported by NADTC, 2017-2019.    

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NADTC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Transportation Survey Full Report

The 2021 National Diversity, Equity and Inclusion survey gauged opinions and obtained information from older adults, younger adults with disabilities and caregivers from historically marginalized and underserved communities. A total of 2,435 older adults, younger adults with disabilities and caregivers from every state and the District of Columbia responded to the survey, which was conducted between…

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How Section 5310 Supports Community Transportation Innovations

The Best Practice, How Section 5310 Supports Community Transportation Innovations includes a snapshot of the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program and describes how former grantees use this funding to improve transportation accessibility in their communities. This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based…

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NADTC Best Practices Compendium

The Best Practices Compendium is a compilation of the lessons learned by the 16 grant programs funded by NADTC from 2017 through 2019. The overall purpose of these demonstration grants was to establish one or more innovations—new transportation services or programs—in the selected communities. Such innovations have the potential to serve as models that may…

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NADTC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Transportation Survey Highlights

This report highlights the results from the NADTC 2021 National Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Transportation Survey of older adults, younger adults with disabilities and caregivers from historically marginalized and underserved communities across the U.S. The survey gauged opinions and obtained information from a representative sample of racially, ethnically and culturally diverse older adults, people with disabilities…

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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Inclusive Planning for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

Human services professionals have long advocated for increased inclusion and equity in transportation planning, management and service delivery. Utilizing an inclusive planning process encourages attentiveness to the needs of underrepresented communities. By consistently practicing inclusion, transportation programs offer older adults and people with disabilities opportunities for authentic and effective engagement in policy development and program…

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