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Engagement and Outreach for Transportation Programs

The Best Practice, Engagement and Outreach for Transportation Programs, highlights the experiences of several former grantees. A major lesson learned was that building trust among riders, communities and partners is critically important. Grantees valued outreach as a way to raise awareness and increase community support when new transportation services are launched. This best practice is…

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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Meeting the Transportation Needs of Diverse Older Adults and People with Disabilities

This Trends Report serves as a brief introduction to the challenges and opportunities of addressing the transportation need of diverse older adults and people with disabilities and highlights the work that local programs are engaged in regarding these issues. This brief also discusses current research findings and recommendations for future research to move the needle…

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Access to Healthy Food

The Best Practice, Access to Health Food describes the approaches of three former NADTC grantees to address hunger and provide better access to healthy food in their communities. This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based on work of grant projects supported by NADTC, 2017-2019.    

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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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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Transportation for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), accessing dependable and accessible transportation services in their communities continues to be a significant barrier to independence and opportunities. During their lifetime, persons with I/DD need access to an array of services that may include employment/vocational training, healthcare, education, socialization, and other activities of daily living. Transportation…

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2020 Trends Report Spotlight: Inclusive Planning for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

Human services professionals have long advocated for increased inclusion and equity in transportation planning, management and service delivery. Utilizing an inclusive planning process encourages attentiveness to the needs of underrepresented communities. By consistently practicing inclusion, transportation programs offer older adults and people with disabilities opportunities for authentic and effective engagement in policy development and program…

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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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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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Every Ride Counts: NADTC’s Information and Education Campaign Webinar

NADTC hosted the Every Ride Counts: NADTC’s Information and Education Campaign Webinar on February 20, 2019.   View and listen to the webinar. Download a copy of the webinar transcript in Word. The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center’s Every Ride Counts campaign is designed to support local communities’ efforts to promote the availability and accessibility…

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