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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Transportation for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), accessing dependable and accessible transportation services in their communities continues to be a significant barrier to independence and opportunities. During their lifetime, persons with I/DD need access to an array of services that may include employment/vocational training, healthcare, education, socialization, and other activities of daily living. Transportation…

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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: 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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The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Access and Social Isolation

This resource was developed as a part of NADTC’s partnership activities with the National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults (engAGED). As organizations around the country address COVID-19 in their communities, this resource is focused on the important role transportation plays in the lives of older adults—and how transportation agencies are responding to this national…

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Assisting Passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

This publication provides information, tips and resources for bus operators assisting passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Operators who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face, are better able to recognize dementia symptoms and ensure a safe trip for all riders.

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Mental Health and Transportation

In this Mental Health and Transportation Topic Spotlight , NADTC reviews how access to mental health services for disadvantaged populations requires coordination of a number of different elements, including transportation providers. This brief takes a look examples of how some transportation agencies are using federal, local and/or state funding to coordinate or provide transportation to mental health services.    

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