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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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National Convening: Discussing NADTC’s 2021 Diversity Transportation Survey Results

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center held a virtual National Convening on September 1, 2021 to share highlights from our National Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey of older adults, younger adults with disabilities and caregivers from historically marginalized and underserved communities across the U.S. The meeting provided an opportunity for the public transportation, aging…

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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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2020 Transportation Trends Report

This report reviews 2020’s trending topics in transportation. The Trends Report provides an overview of what’s trending in the industry, questions we receive at NADTC and important transportation issues in communities across the U.S. 2020 topics include: Volunteer Driver Programs in the Age of COVID-19 Transportation for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) A…

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Planning for Sustainability

Planning for sustainability is an essential component of a project from the start. This is especially true with grant programs that have limited term, start-up funding. This document is designed to provide you with a checklist of considerations as you plan for sustainability.

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Critical Issues in Human Services Transportation

This information brief is based on the “Fundamentals of Human Services Transportation” online course offered by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center in the summer of 2020. The course was designed to address both best practices and transportation trends likely to impact human services transportation. The major topics covered in the course are included…

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Travel Training for Older Adults

In this Travel Training for Older Adults Topic Spotlight, NADTC focuses on how travel training can benefit older adults nearing or experiencing retirement from driving. The report provides a review and explanation of travel training terminology and strategies to assist older adults in independent travel.        

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Filling a Need: Hiring Veterans and People with Disabilities in Transit

In this Hiring Veterans and People with Disabilities in Transit Topic Spotlight, NADTC reviews the hiring of veterans and people with disabilities in transit. There are many transit agencies that could benefit from the capabilities of and value added by qualified applicants with disabilities. This report guides agencies in understanding the values, skills, and ideas people…

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