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Making 5310 Funding Work for Transportation DEI Efforts

Making 5310 Funding Work for Transportation DEI Efforts emphasizes the importance of inclusive planning and addressing the specific challenges and needs of diverse populations to better serve communities with greater equity, through regular practice and programming.  This report showcases the efforts of Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), and how they analyzed the use of…

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Safe Trips in a Connected Transportation Network

This coordination case study describes how the Atlanta Regional Commission is working with local jurisdictions and regional partners to integrate five programs into a single system that will provide users with personalized, complete trip information.

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Coordination Committee Toolkit

This toolkit provides guidance in developing a transportation coordinating committee. The document is divided into three main sections – Getting Ready, Growing the Table, and Organization and Planning. Each section includes an explanation of the various steps to follow, tools to help complete each step, and examples of how the tools have been used. Hyperlinks…

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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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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: 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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Writing a Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan

A Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation (HST) Plan is an important tool for community transportation planning. HST plans create a systematic way for communities to improve collaboration and communication across human service organizations and transportation providers – plans can improve access, efficiency, and effectiveness of community transportation systems. Although the process can seem daunting,…

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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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Planning for Sustainability

Planning for sustainability is an essential component of a project from the start. This is especially true with grant programs that have limited term, start-up funding. This document is designed to provide you with a checklist of considerations as you plan for sustainability.

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Engaging a Faith-based Organization Can Expand Community Outreach & Collaboration Information Brief

This information brief presents a snapshot of a project that effectively engaged a wide variety of organizations and agencies in an effort to expand community outreach and collaboration on maximizing mobility options and delivery of multi-modal transportation services for older adults. An especially successful element of this collaboration was the inclusion of a large consortium…

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