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Transportation Options for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

This brochure, developed by Eldercare Locator and the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, introduces you to community transportation services and provides information to consider when making transportation decisions. It is intended to help you navigate transportation in your community. It is important to note that not all types of transportation are available in every community. To…

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Information and Referral: NADTC Blog Post Resources

NADTC’s Transportation Information and Assistance Blog Series is a compilation of resource posts on the topic of information and referral/assistance. “Transportation information and assistance” is a broad term meant to encompass the varied approaches that communities may adopt to respond to ride requests and answer questions about transportation options. These include specialized transportation information services…

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Rural Best Practice: Transportation for Individuals with Chronic Care Conditions

This “Best Practice” reviews Mountain Empire Older Citizens’s (MEOC) rural transportation program in Big Stone Gap, VA. MEOC is a designated Area Agency on Aging and serves as the public transit provider for the area. MEOC uses an innovative approach to providing transportation assistance, specifically aimed at the needs of older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans…

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ARCHIVED – Providing Person-Centered Transportation Information to Older Adults and People with Disabilities

This is the second webinar in the NADTC Webinar Series on Transportation Information and Assistance. To view the first webinar, visit the webinar resource page.  For many older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers who need transportation, simply finding out about the mobility options available in the community may present an insurmountable obstacle. Such…

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Addressing Safety Concerns

The potential safety concerns of older adults and people with disabilities as they plan to use public transportation is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability…

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability…

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Section 5310 Funding

Section 5310 funding and its support of transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues that affect the availability of accessible…

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Webinar

ARCHIVED – How New Information and Scheduling Technologies Support Mobility Access for All

For many older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers who need transportation, simply finding out about the mobility options available in the community may present an insurmountable obstacle. Such information is often scattered among several organizations, requiring numerous phone calls to piece together the complete picture. This webinar discusses how communities can address the…

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: First Mile/Last Mile

Successful completion of the First Mile and Last Mile of any public transportation trip is critical for older adults and people with disabilities who want to independently move around their communities. First Mile/Last Mile is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center…

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2016 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries

The ability to cross jurisdictional boundaries and coordinate transportation services greatly affects mobility for older adults and people with disabilities. Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of seven transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2016 Transportation Trends Report. The complete report discusses trending topics—significant issues…

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