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Amplifying Voices of Caregivers in Transportation

This video is part of the 2022 Online Caregiving and Transportation Course that focused on the important role caregivers have in managing transportation, including the indirect impacts that transportation, or lack thereof, can have on caregivers and the importance of including caregiver voices in shaping community transportation options and support. In addition to speaker presentations…

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2021 FTA Section 5310 Compendium

Americans with Disabilities Act: Requirements for Section 5310 Recipients Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities. Under Title II of the ADA, public transportation must be accessible to and usable by people with disabilities, including wheelchair users. The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT)…

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Drivers Make the Difference For Older Passengers with Vision Loss

This resource provides drivers with techniques for helping older passengers with vision loss and ways to help drivers identify passengers who may need assistance. This is a joint publication of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the American Foundation for the Blind.

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Section 5310 and Cycling without Age Program

Section 5310 and Cycling without Age Program introduces a unique program for older adults and people with disabilities, to get outside and be active using a trishaw bike. This report highlights the Make the Ride Happen program in Wisconsin that allows users to enjoy the ride, rather than peddling, bringing joy and vitality back into…

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2021 Section 5310 Spotlight: Area Agencies on Aging and Section 5310 Funding

This informational brief explains how Area Agencies on Aging provide a wide range of services and supports to older adults in the United States, and therefore play an important role in the development, oversight, and funding of transportation services in the communities they serve. Two Area Agencies on Aging that are utilizing section 5310 funds…

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Rural Transportation Incubator

This coordination case study describes the efforts of Age Friendly Arizona as they launched the Rural Transportation Incubator which uses technology to provide rides to older adults with low incomes in rural areas.

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