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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: 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 Trends Report Spotlight: Medicare Advantage Transportation Programs

Medicare Advantage Plans, often referred to as “Part C” or “MA Plans,” are offered by Medicare-approved private companies that must follow established Medicare policy and procedures. These plans offer medical benefits, as well as coverage for things the basic Medicare plan does not cover, such as vision, hearing, dental, and fitness programs and Part D…

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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Volunteer Driver Programs in the Age of COVID-19

Volunteer driver programs have long been an affordable and efficient transportation service. They tend to be more flexible and can operate any time of the day, in any geography depending on the driver’s availability and preferences. With the onset of the pandemic in March of 2020, many volunteer driver programs stopped operations completely for the…

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Writing a Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan

A Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation (HST) Plan is an important tool for community transportation planning. HST plans create a systematic way for communities to improve collaboration and communication across human service organizations and transportation providers – plans can improve access, efficiency, and effectiveness of community transportation systems. Although the process can seem daunting,…

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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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