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Travel Training Instruction using FTA Section 5310

Travel Training Instruction using FTA Section 5310 provides an overview of the various programs available to people who want to learn how to ride the bus, which is often the biggest fear or barrier for new riders. This report showcases three travel training programs from around the country who have implemented formal travel training programs,…

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2021 FTA Section 5310 Compendium

This report is a collection of informational briefs highlighting the various uses of FTA Section 5310 Funding, implemented by human services agencies and transportation programs across the United States. The 2021 topics include: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements for Section 5310 Recipients Area Agencies on Aging and Section 5310 Funding Mobility Management and FTA Section…

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2021 Trends Report Spotlight: Travel Training During a Global Pandemic

Riding the bus can be challenging and sometimes confusing for users, especially during a pandemic with added restrictions or mandates. Travel Training plays a vital role for transit agencies to communicate and train current or potential riders on how to use the transportation system. This Trends Report highlights two examples of transit agencies who completely…

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Travel Training

The Best Practice, Travel Training, describes the experiences of two grantees that implemented travel training programs. Travel training addresses specific travel needs in different communities. These programs can provide older adults and people with disabilities with the knowledge and tools they need to travel more independently and with greater confidence   This best practice is featured in the Best…

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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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2019 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Travel Training for Older Adults

In this Travel Training for Older Adults Topic Spotlight, NADTC focuses on how travel training can benefit older adults nearing or experiencing retirement from driving. The report provides a review and explanation of travel training terminology and strategies to assist older adults in independent travel.        

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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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2019 Transportation Trends Report

This report reviews 2019’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. 2019 topics include: Filling a Need: Hiring People with Disabilities in Transit Travel Training for Older Adults Procuring Demand Response Transit…

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2017 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Rural Travel Training

Travel training programs across the country help teach people the critical independent travel skills they need to travel around their communities. Travel training in rural areas brings both unique challenges and opportunities to the professionals who currently deliver those services, or to those who are seeking to begin a new type of program. Rural travel training…

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2017 Transportation Trends Report

This report reviews 2017’s trending topics in transportation. From industry news to questions we receive at NADTC, we provide an overview of what’s been important in the world of accessible transportation over the past year.  Topics include: • Americans with Disabilities Act No-Show Policies and Penalties for Paratransit • Americans with Disabilities Act Complaint Process…

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