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Expanding Access to Transportation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Webinar

Expanding Access to Transportation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:00–4:00pm ET/2:00-3:00pm CT/1:00-2:00pm MT/12:00pm-1:00pm PT Visit the webinar resource page to listen or download a copy of the transcript. Webinar description: Transportation is often needed to engage in community life, jobs, education and to access health care.   The U.S. Department of…

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Online Course

Medical Transportation: Multi-Model Approaches to Accessing Health Care Services

Please note: This event has already occurred. For archived course materials, please click here to access the toolkit The course launched September 20. Course registrants will have until October 18, 2019 to complete course requirements Overview: Approximately 3.6 million Americans miss medical appointments or delay care because they do not have access to proper transportation….

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Blog

Improving Driver Safety in the 50 and Older Population

Thank you to AARP and their Driver Safety program for providing this blog on how innovation and technology can improve driver safety for older adult populations. How can drivers remain confident as they age? That’s a critical question that faces drivers 50 and older. AARP, through its 40-year-old safe-driving program, AARP Driver Safety, recently worked with…

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Blog

Transit Accessibility for People with Disabilities

In our last NADTC blog, guest blogger Steve Yaffe discussed the new mobility options we’ve seen enter the transportation arena in recent years and ways that barriers could be addressed to make those options more accessible. In this blog, we continue NADTC’s look at transportation accessibility for travelers with disabilities, with a specific focus on…

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Blog

Addressing New Mobility Services’ Accessibility Barriers

Thank you to guest blogger Steve Yaffe for writing this month’s blog about newer transportation options that have become popular over the past five years and how barriers can be addressed so that options can be more accessible for older adults and travelers with disabilities. New Mobility Services have three major accessibility barriers. These barriers…

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Blog

Cornell’s TRAC Project Addresses Barriers to Transportation Accessibility

NADTC thanks guest blogger Jennifer Perry, Access Specialist, from the Northeast ADA Center for writing July’s blog post, which features the  resources of the Transit Research & Accessibility Center (TRAC). Learn more about TRAC, and join us in recognizing the importance of on-going education and training about accessibility as we celebrate the 29th anniversary of the…

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Toolkit

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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Blog

Senior Volunteer Transportation Network Improving Mobility Options in Tennessee

Special thanks to guest blogger Keita Cole with the Senior Volunteer Transportation Network (SVTN) for providing the following overview of a cutting-edge coalition that is supporting the work and development of volunteer transportation programs in Tennessee. “Have you ever wondered how you would get to the grocery store if you were not able to drive?…

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Publication

2018 Trends Report Topic Spotlight: Opioid Use and Transportation

In this Opioid Use and Transportation Topic Spotlight, NADTC explores how transportation to opioid treatment is an eligible activity under federal funding programs, and communities across the country are making a concerted effort to involve transportation providers in recognizing opioid abuse and providing support to those addressing addiction. Programs in Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,…

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