Youth and School-Based Transportation
These publications explore youth and school issues as related to human service transportation coordination.
Go! Magazine for Ages 14-20
Go! is a free online magazine for teens and young adults that explores the world of transportation and the careers they can find there. The magazine covers transportation from all angles, from the infrastructure to the vehicles to the people behind the wheel--whether that "wheel" is on a car, truck, train, plane, or ship.
School Transportation News, an electronic newsletter covering school bus and pupil transportation since 1991.
Project Action In Action: Helping Schools Meet The Transportation Needs Of Students With Disabilities
This report and a "Findings in Brief" summary are the outcome of a 2008 grants program involving six school districts that gathered team members to address challenges and solutions toward effective transportation provision. Transportation plays an essential role in the lives of students with disabilities as they face transitions.
Travel Training for Student Success: The Route to Achieving Post-Secondary Student Outcomes
By Easter Seals Project ACTION (Accessible Community Transportation in our Nation)
An introduction, booklet, slide shows, questionnaire, and linked ESPA Clearinghouse resources contribute to the nation's efforts to support young adults' needs for public transportation through travel training.
Coordination Brief: School Buses and Special Needs Transportation
By the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL)
This issue brief presents an overview of the challenges to using school buses for transporting disadvantaged populations and provides options for state legislatures to consider. It explores the legal and practical challenges to use and examines how states might overcome these hurdles. The brief also includes case studies of school bus and transit coordination in California and Iowa. The appendix details state statutes that govern school bus use for public transportation.
Building a Community Bus: Guide to Coordinating Pupil and Public Transportation
By the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Agency Council for Coordinated Transportation (ACCT)
The purpose of this document is to provide information and tools to facilitate coordination between schools and other community transportation providers.
Teens in Transition to Community Transportation
By the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, published in EP magazine September 2007, Part of the Wheelchair Transportation Safety Series
Young People with a Disability: Transport Needs Project
By the South West Community Transport (Australia)
This project aims to identify the transport needs and travel patterns of Young People with Disabilities across the 7 local government areas of Bankstown, Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Wingecarribee and Wollondilly. Young People with Disabilities are defined as people under 65 years of age with an intellectual, mental or physical disability.