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.
In Summer 2019, NADTC hosted the Accessible Pedestrian Pathways mini-course. The course focused on pedestrian accessibility, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements related to accessible pathways, technology applications, the walkability movement in the United States, conducting walkability assessments at the community level, and examples of local projects. The course ran from August 6 – September…
Accessible Bikeshare innovations are 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 transportation in communities—identified by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) in…
This “how-to” toolkit addresses optimal bus stop design including a comprehensive assessment tool. Topics covered: shelter design, lighting, security, pedestrian environment, signage, wayfinding, technology, urban/rural considerations, and organizational collaboration.
This Findings in Brief includes a definition of accessible pathways, recommends community stakeholders for the local accessibility planning process, and summarizes how communities can create more accessible pathways to public transportation.
This pocket guide contains concepts for communities to consider when improving transportation facilities, sidewalks, and routes to transit.
This 24-page booklet highlights innovative policies and strategies used by U.S. and Canadian communities to improve accessible pathways and transit stops during winter weather.