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Virginia Rural Microtransit Project

This coordination case study highlights how Bay Transit and Mountain Empire Older Citizens have implemented a microtransit service to provide transportation to older adults and people with disabilities in a very rural area with several geographical challenges.

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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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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Rural Volunteer Transportation Programs

This Trends Report highlights the importance of volunteer driver programs in rural communities across the United States, especially those providing transportation services for riders going to vital medical appointments in neighboring towns or cities. This informational brief showcases local programs and their ability to recruit and retain volunteer drivers in rural communities.

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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Rural Community Engagement

This Trends Report highlights the importance of connecting with your riders and human service agencies to improve or enhance transportation for the community. This informational brief discusses challenges and potential strategies to engage the public and presents local examples of how to overcome the challenges of community engagement for more successful outcomes.

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Rural Transportation

The Best Practice, Rural Transportation, presents the experiences of NADTC grantees who developed transportation programs in rural areas. Common themes include the need to build trust with riders, coordinate with other providers and the critical importance of structure programs to serve long distances. This best practice is featured in the Best Practices Compendium, all of which are based on work…

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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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NADTC 2019 National Survey of Transportation Providers

As a follow-up to our National Aging and Disability Transportation Center needs assessment survey of older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers, NADTC, in partnership with KRC Research, conducted a survey of transportation providers that serve those populations. Questions focused on communications and outreach, driver training and safety, coordination, funding, challenges and unmet needs.

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Transit Assessment Toolkit

The Transit Assessment Toolkit incorporates a series of checklists designed to assist new transit managers in assessing the current state of operations. The toolkit provides suggestions for improvement in the areas of human resources, communications, finance, operations, facilities and vehicle maintenance, and emergency preparedness. The toolkit is designed with newer industry professionals in mind, with…

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NADTC Best Practice: SMiles Volunteer Transportation

This brief is part of NADTC’s Best Practice series. Featured is SMiles volunteer transportation program in Tennessee. Best Practice briefs focus on the funding, operations, and service area of transportation agencies supporting mobility for older adults and people with disabilities.

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