Accessible and reliable transportation is often a barrier toward the realization of employment, higher education, and independent living for individuals with disabilities. This Department offers information about products, training, and tools targeted at improving access to coordinated accessible transportation systems for individuals with disabilities, families, human services providers, educators, and transit providers.
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Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (11 Products)
Electronic Media (6 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (4 Products)
Online Forums (1 Products)
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
Electronic Media (Videos, CDs, T.V., Radio, Websites, etc.)
|ADA Paratransit Services: Demand Has Increased, but Little is Known about Compliance|
A report that looked at how accessible public transportation services for people with disabilities.
|Expanding Specialized Transportation: New Opportunities under the Affordable Care Act|
This report is about using Affordable Care Act funding to provide transportation for older people and adults with disabilities. Information is provided online, through a web blog, podcast, or policy paper.
|GET Going! Guiding Everyday Travel|
This pocket guide helps people use public transportation safely.
|Launching into Adulthood An Integrated Response to Support Transition of Youth with Chronic Health Conditions and Disabilities|
This books explains how best to help young adults with disabilities through the transition process. It discusses topics such as transportation, health care, housing and employment.
|Strategies in Emergency Preparedness for Transportation-Dependent Populations|
This report helps local governments and transportation providers prepare for the needs of people with disabilities during an emergency. It can be downloaded to your computer.
|Take Charge of Your Travel: A Guide for Persons with Disabilities|
A travel guide for people with disabilities in Canada. It explains how to plan for travel and the services that are available on airplanes, trains, ferries and buses.
|Transit Customers Rights and Responsibilities Bookmark|
This bookmark explains the rights of people with disabilities in using public transit. It can be downloaded for free.
|Transportation Access and Respite Care: Critical Information for Family Caregivers, Care Recipients, and Respite Providers|
A fact sheet that helps identify transportation options related to receiving and providing respite care
|Transportation and Emergency Preparedness Checklist|
This four-page checklist is directed to local government entities and their contracted transportation providers. It can be downloaded as a PDF file.
|Where We Need to Go: A Civil Rights Roadmap for Transportation Equity|
This paper is about transportation policy and how it impacts different groups of people in the United States. People with disabilities are one of the groups discussed.
|You Can Ride|
This booklet uses pictures and easy to read words to show people how to ride the bus and train.
Organizations, Programs, and Projects
|A Curriculum to Build the Knowledge of Educators, Human Services, Families, and Transit regarding Transportation Education and Travel Instruction|
This online curriculum has ideas for including transportation information, including travel instruction, into the educational experience of all students. It is meant for educators, transit professionals, families, and others.
|Disability Travel and Recreation Resources|
This website is a good place to start when you are planning a vacation. It has links to many other websites about traveling with a disability.
|Equity in Transportation for People with Disabilities|
This issue brief explains transportation issues faced by people with disabilities.
|Learning Life Skills on the School Bus|
This online presentation shows how students who have intellectual disabilities can use school buses to learn how to use public transportation.
|New Horizons: Information for the Air Traveler with a Disability|
A guide for people with disabilities who are traveling on an airplane. It explains how to plan and what to expect at the airport and on the airplane.
|Transportation Equity Webpage |
This website contains policy letters, reports, ways to take action and other resources about transportation equality.
|The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center|
This initiative is working to make public transportation more accessible to elders and people with disabilities around the United States.
|Transit Planning 4 All|
The purpose of the project is to help people with disabilities and older adults get involved in planning transportation systems that work for them.
|TSA Cares Hotline|
a helpline number designed to assist travelers with disabilities and medical conditions.
|United We Ride|
United We Ride is a federal program to improve transportation services available for older adults, people with disabilities, and individuals with lower incomes.
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