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2016 Transportation Trends: A Look at the Year’s Top Mobility Challenges & Opportunities

This 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 2016. Selected topics include: • Americans with Disabilities Act • Accessible Bikeshare • Crossing Jurisdictional Boundaries • First Mile/Last Mile • Safety • Section 5310 • Shared Ride Services The…

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Promising Practices for Fixed-Route & Paratransit Agencies: Communicating with Older Adults Before, During & After Emergencies

This information brief outlines communications practices and recommendations for transportation providers on how they can effectively reach older adult audiences before, during, and after an emergency. For the purposes of this brief, emergency situations encompass but are not limited to natural disasters, terrorist attacks, passenger incidents that involve mass injuries or fatalities, large-scale equipment failure,…

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Accessible Pathways to Bus Stops & Transit Facilities

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.

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