Strengthening Inclusive Coordinated Transportation Partnerships to Promote Community Living
The mission of this project, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Community Living is to demonstrate the value that inclusive processes can bring to transportation efforts.
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The Community Transportation Association of America, in partnership with Easter Seals, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Westat, is developing, testing and demonstrating ways to empower people with disabilities and older adults to be actively involved in designing and implementing coordinated transportation systems. Our goal is to support communities nationwide in adopting sustainable, scalable, and replicable models that include participation of people with disabilities and older adults in the design and implementation of responsive, coordinated transportation systems.
Webinar: What Barrier? Minimizing Challenges and Obstacles to Coordinated Transportation Planning to Improve the Participation of People with Disabilities and Older Adults
2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Whether a coordination effort spans communities, geography, or organizations, there are policy and practice decisions that can be used to minimize any disruption that this diversity may cause. Speakers will identify potential obstacles and challenges and offer solutions for overcoming and preventing challenges. From their varying professional roles, speakers will address how to ensure the continued active engagement of people with disabilities and older adults in coordinated transportation planning.
- Doug Halley, Public Health Director, Town of Acton, Mass. Mr. Halley has been with Acton for 36 years and for the past 27 years has served as the Public Health Director. In addition, he has also served the town as Conservation Administrator, Fair Housing Coordinator, and Archaeology Coordinator.
- Kathy Miller, Manager, LIFT Eligibility and Community Relations, has been with TriMet for over 21 years and has worked with TriMet's Committee on Accessible Transportation (CAT) for over 17 years.
Inclusive Coordinated Transportation (ICT) Partnership Project: Year 1 Evaluation
Prepared for the Community Transportation Association of America and the Administration for Community Living, United States Department of Health and Human Services by Westat. This report's goal is to evaluate progress made towards overall project goals and objectives in the project's first year.
People with disabilities and older adults are members of the general public. Public transportation, therefore, must be able to accommodate their mobility needs within its overall goal of serving all Americans. We're pleased to present this special edition of Digital CT magazine that spotlights the important project and the resources we've developed on inclusive transportation planning. This issue also features the ongoing demonstration projects that uncover, document and evaluate the most promising inclusive transit planning practices.