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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Rural Volunteer Transportation Programs

This Trends Report highlights the importance of volunteer driver programs in rural communities across the United States, especially those providing transportation services for riders going to vital medical appointments in neighboring towns or cities. This informational brief showcases local programs and their ability to recruit and retain volunteer drivers in rural communities.

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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Rural Community Engagement

This Trends Report highlights the importance of connecting with your riders and human service agencies to improve or enhance transportation for the community. This informational brief discusses challenges and potential strategies to engage the public and presents local examples of how to overcome the challenges of community engagement for more successful outcomes.

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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Travel Training During a Global Pandemic

Riding the bus can be challenging and sometimes confusing for users, especially during a pandemic with added restrictions or mandates. Travel Training plays a vital role for transit agencies to communicate and train current or potential riders on how to use the transportation system. This Trends Report highlights two examples of transit agencies who completely…

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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Overcoming Barriers to Walking or Rolling

Transportation is more than getting from one location to another. The full journey includes an accessible path of travel for riders to safely navigate to the bus stop and around their communities. This Trends Report highlights several key elements that communities can focus on to enhance the walkability and rollability for all users of transportation.

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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Marketing Your Transportation Program

This Trends Report highlights the findings of two national surveys conducted by NADTC, indicating most respondents rely on friends and family rather than public transportation, due to lack of information about available services in their communities. Several tips and strategies are presented, along with local examples of how transit agencies are getting information to their…

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2021 Transportation Trends Report

This annual report reviews trending topics in the transportation industry, and provides an overview of the questions and comments we receive at NADTC and focuses on the important transportation issues in communities across the United States. The 2021 topics include: Marketing Your Transportation Program Overcoming Barriers to Walking or Rolling Serving People with Autism on…

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Bicycle Transportation For Older Adults and People with Disabilities

The Best Practice, Bicycle Transportation For Older Adults and People with Disabilities, underscores the increasing use of bicycles by these populations to get to important destinations or for recreation. The best practice highlights learnings from two of NADTC’s 2019 grant programs that touched on transportation, including a program for older adults and research on adaptive bicycles…

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Rural Transportation

The Best Practice, Rural Transportation, presents the experiences of NADTC grantees who developed transportation programs in rural areas. Common themes include the need to build trust with riders, coordinate with other providers and the critical importance of structure programs to serve long distances. This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based on work…

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