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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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How to…with NADTC: Starting a Volunteer Transportation Program

Starting a Volunteer Transportation Program Volunteer transportation programs are an important support for older adults and people with disabilities who want to age in place. In this video, you’ll learn about steps to take in starting a volunteer transportation program. → Click Here to View Slides from Volunteer Transportation Video  

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Every Ride Counts Campaign Guidance

NADTC’s Every Ride Counts campaign is designed to support local communities’ efforts to promote the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers. This resource builds on the Every Ride Counts Campaign to offer guidance on effective communications approaches to transportation programs, mobility managers and information and referral providers.

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Volunteer Driver Programs and the use of Section 5310 Funding

Volunteer Driver Programs and the use of Section 5310 Funding introduces the benefits of volunteer programs, and its ability to supplement existing transportation services. This report highlights three programs who have overcome the impacts of COVID-19 and how they continue to provide this vital service to older adults and people with disabilities.

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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 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 Transportation Trends Report

This annual report reviews trending topics in the transportation industry, and provides an overview of the questions and comments we receive at NADTC and focuses on the important transportation issues in communities across the United States. The 2021 topics include: Marketing Your Transportation Program Overcoming Barriers to Walking or Rolling Serving People with Autism on…

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Volunteer Transportation

The Best Practice, Volunteer Transportation, describes the experiences of two NADTC grantees that implemented volunteer transportation programs to fill transportation gaps 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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