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Half or Reduced Fare Requirements for Transit

FTA’s public transportation law requires transit agencies that receive funds through the Federal Transit Administration’s Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to older adults and individuals with disabilities during off-peak hours for fixed-route services. NADTC has updated information from a 2018 blog post with the same title.

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Virginia Rural Microtransit Project

This coordination case study highlights how Bay Transit and Mountain Empire Older Citizens have implemented a microtransit service to provide transportation to older adults and people with disabilities in a very rural area with several geographical challenges.

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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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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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Procuring Demand Responsive Transit Technology Webinar

NADTC hosted the Procuring Demand Responsive Transit Technology webinar on March 5 ,2020. View and listen to the webinar Download a copy of the webinar transcript in Word This webinar features information on how to procure technology for scheduling and dispatching for your agency. The webinar highlights procurement process, data ownership, writing an RFP, defining the…

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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Procuring Demand Response Transit Technology

In this Procuring Demand Response Transit Technology Topic Spotlight , NADTC outlines the best methods to procure technology for your agency. This brief takes a look at the best use of Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications, Requests for Information, and Requests for Expressions of Interest when preparing to procure technology for your agency.      …

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Technology for Demand Response Transportation Blog Series

NADTC is pleased to present a series of technology blogs written by Easterseals consultant and guest blogger Steve Yaffe. In this series, we look at demand response transportation design and operations. The eight blogs highlight the need for cost allocation, transit scheduling and technology in providing efficient demand response transportation. The blog series address: Paratransit…

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Accessible Transportation in Rural Areas

This resource sheet examines strategies for rural areas including: coordinated systems, volunteer networks, vouchers, and flex routes. Concludes with contact information for organizations currently working on rural transportation issues.

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