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Reaching Out to the Hispanic Community

Guest Blogger—Sarah McGowan, Director of Programs and Mobility for All, Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA). Learn more about DATA’s bilingual volunteer recruitment and outreach project at www.facebook.com/mobilitynetworksdata or contact her at smcgowan@datatrans.org. Dulles Area Transportation Association (DATA) is a Reston, Virginia-based nonprofit with a long history of conceiving and implementing niche transportation projects. It attributes its…

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Can I Cross the Street? Considerations for a Blind Pedestrian

An Interview with Dona Sauerburger, COM This interview was conducted by NADTC staff Ken Thompson with Dona Sauerburger.  Dona is a certified orientation and mobility (O&M) specialist, providing O&M to adults in their communities in Maryland and DC. She has had a special interest in preparing people who are blind or have low vision to…

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“How can I assist you?” Reasonable Modification to Policy Considerations

⇒ Click here to view the recording ⇒ Click here to download a copy of the presentation The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) office hours are focused on enhancing training and technical assistance opportunities and offer further opportunities to interact with your peers, topic experts and NADTC staff. In recognition of the Americans…

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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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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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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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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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Mobility Management and FTA Section 5310

Mobility Management and FTA Section 5310, highlights the important role of mobility mangers, and the impact they can have on individual riders and the community or region being served. This report showcases two agencies who have built a mobility management program from the ground up, and continue to grow and implement innovative projects.

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FTA Discretionary Grant Technical Assistance

NADTC Technical Assistance for FTA Grantees NADTC provides person-centered technical assistance to organizations who have been awarded Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants, helping build capacity and creating opportunities for learning and knowledge exchange among grantees. NADTC is positioned to collect and share best practices of potentially replicable projects with the larger public by sharing the…

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NADTC Transportation Equity Stakeholder Meeting

⇒ Click here to download a copy of the urban and suburban presentation  ⇒ Click here to download a copy of the rural, tribal and frontier presentation  NADTC will convene Virtual Transportation Equity Stakeholder Meetings on June 21 and June 23. The meeting on June 21st is targeted to urban and suburban areas and the meeting on…

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