For additional publications, visit the NADTC website at www.nadtc.org.
Technical Assistance Brief–Resources on Starting and Funding Volunteer Transportation
This list of technical assistance resources on volunteer transportation can help local communities start, improve, or expand a volunteer transportation program targeted to the needs of older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers.
Tip Sheet: Providing Welcoming Transportation to the LGBTQ+ Community
NADTC and the Center for Excellence: LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity have produced a tip sheet focused on providing welcoming transportation services to LGBTQ+ communities. This resource was created for transportation agencies seeking to support and enhance the customer experience for LGBTQ+ riders.
Coordination Case Studies
These case studies, written with assistance and guidance from NADTC’s Coordination Advisory Committee, reflect unique and successful coordination projects resulting in improved, accessible transportation in four locations around the country.
Trends Report 2022
Highlighting emergent topics in transportation, this year’s NADTC report is based on an annual survey distributed to NADTC e-news recipients, Federal Transit Administration-funded national transportation technical assistance centers and the U.S. Administration for Community Living.
Listening to Riders and Providers: A Synthesis Report on NADTC’s Focus Groups and Stakeholder Meetings
A summary of NADTC’s 2022 DEI focus group and stakeholder meetings.
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.
Meeting the Needs of Older Passengers with Vision Loss: Guidance for Transportation Providers
This resource was created to provide guidance to transportation providers to better serve older adults with vision loss. This is a joint publication of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the American Foundation for the Blind.
Drivers Make the Difference For Older Passengers with Vision Loss
This resource provides drivers with techniques for helping older passengers with vision loss and ways to help drivers identify passengers who may need assistance. This is a joint publication of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center and the American Foundation for the Blind.
Federal Funding for Transportation Programs Serving Older Adults and People with Disabilities
This Resource Guide provides an inventory of federal grants that may be used to serve the transportation needs of older adults and people with disabilities.
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.
NADTC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Transportation Survey Full Report
The 2021 National Diversity, Equity and Inclusion survey gauged opinions and obtained information from older adults, younger adults with disabilities and caregivers from historically marginalized and underserved communities.
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.
2020 Transportation Trends Report
This report reviews 2020’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.
Planning for Sustainability
Planning for sustainability is an essential component of a project from the start. This is especially true with grant programs that have limited term, start-up funding. This document is designed to provide you with a checklist of considerations as you plan for sustainability.
Writing a Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan
This technical brief summarizes the key steps in developing an Human Services Transportation (HST) Plan. The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC), National RTAP, and the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM) collaborated to update this brief.
Critical Issues in Human Services Transportation
This information brief is based on the “Fundamentals of Human Services Transportation” online course offered by the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center in the summer of 2020.
Valley Regional Transit: Partnering Across County Lines
This case study highlights Valley Regional Transit, the Regional Public Transportation Authority for Ada and Canyon Counties in Idaho.
ALTRAN County Transit: Coordination in a Rural County
This case study highlights Alger Transit Authority (ALTRAN), a transit authority located in the City of Munising, Alger County, Michigan on the southern shore of Lake Superior and home to the world-famous Pictured Rocks National Park/Lakeshore.
Harris County Rides: Partnering to Fill Gaps in the Houston Area
This case study highlights RIDES- Specialized Transportation for Harris County which provides services in Harris County which includes the City of Houston and unincorporated Harris County and provides rides regionally.
Paul Bunyan Transit: Consolidated Rural Transit
This coordination case study highlights Paul Bunyan Transit (PBT) which is a regional transit agency established as a 501(c)3 in 1999.
Wex Express: Small Town, Big Impact
This coordination case study highlights the Cadillac Wexford Transit Authority located in a county of 33,000 people.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Access and Social Isolation
This resource was developed as a part of NADTC’s partnership activities with engAGED: The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults. As organizations around the country address COVID-19 in their communities, this resource is focused on the important role transportation plays in the lives of older adults—and how transportation agencies are responding to this national public health crisis.
Assisting Passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
This publication provides information, tips and resources for bus operators assisting passengers with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Operators who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face, are better able to recognize dementia symptoms and ensure a safe trip for all riders.
Survey of Organizations that Provide Transportation Services to Older Adults and People with Disabilities
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.
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.
2018 Transportation Trends Report
This report reviews 2018’s trending topics in transportation. The Trends Report provides access to information about local communities’ efforts to develop, fund, and operate accessible transportation.
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.
Improving Access to Transportation for Older Adults and People with Disabilities (Brochure Insert)
This brochure provides an overview of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC).
Older Driver Safety and Transition for the Aging Network
This fact sheet identifies training and information about older driver safety and transition that can assist professionals and community agencies in their efforts.
Before You Give Up the Keys
This brochure helps older adults to evaluate their mobility needs, identify the transportation options in their community and develop a plan customized to their unique circumstances.
Dementia, Caregiving and Transportation
This publication provides transportation tips for caregivers, information on types of transportation available, dementia-friendly tips for transit drivers, items to include in a travel kit, destination cards that can be tailored for each traveler, and a list of resources.
Transportation Options for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
This brochure describes various types of transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities and lists key questions to ask to determine the best option to meet individual needs.