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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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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Real-Time Transit Technology

For older adults and people with disabilities who may require special accommodations, the provision of real-time transit information is especially important. Real-time transit technology can improve the perceived and actual reliability and convenience of a service, and can better inform consumers of their travel options. Real-time technology is the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one…

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ARCHIVED – NADTC and FHWA Safe Crossings at Transit Stops Webinar

On April 19, 2018, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the Federal Highway Administration, along with Phoenix Valley Metro, Washington, DC Metro, and Richmond GRTA hosted a webinar on improving safety and accessibility for mid-block crossings that reach transit stops. This webinar supports the Federal Highway Administration’s Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP)…

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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: ADA Complaint Process

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaint processes and policies are the focus of this Topic Spotlight, one of six transportation issues reported on in the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 2017 Transportation Trends Report. For transit agencies, a solid Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaint process and policy will ensure that customer complaints and concerns…

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Half Fare or Reduced Fare Requirements Information Brief

Public transportation law requires public transportation agencies that receive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding under the Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program to offer half fare or reduced fare to people with disabilities and seniors during off-peak hours for fixed-route services. FTA receives many questions about the half fare or reduced fare rule and how…

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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: 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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