This report is designed to help transit agencies that have decided to pursue partnerships with one or more TNCs. The report provides information on where, when, and how partnerships between transit agencies and TNCs should be considered and pursued. View Report read more →

2019 FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development Workshop Presenter: Ken Thompson, Easterseals Project Action Has the USDOT final rule for reasonable modifications/accommodations to policies, practices and procedures to avoid discrimination been cause for concern at your agency? This session will explore the background for this rule and show how most transit agencies have been making reasonable modifications for.. read more →

The report describes the experiences of agencies as they make reasonable modifications to their practices and policies in order to both respond to the regulation and ensure service to people with disabilities. The report also includes case examples of six transit systems, which present an in-depth analysis of the issues, opportunities, challenges, lessons learned, and.. read more →

This report explores the types of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and legal claims against transit agencies. This research presents an assessment of challenges in implementing the ADA from the perspective of transit operators. Additionally, this digest summarizes relevant guidance from the U.S. Federal Transit Administration. View Report read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 135: ADA Paratransit Service Models provides information about current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant paratransit service models and the underlying reasons why specific transit agencies have opted to keep or change their service model. ADA paratransit demand continues to grow while resources are dwindling. For that reason,.. read more →

TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 133: Administration of ADA Paratransit Eligibility Appeal Programs identifies ADA eligibility appeal processes and documents current practices of transit systems. ADA paratransit eligibility appeal programs allow appellants the opportunity to present new information not provided or available during the initial eligibility decision that may warrant a change in.. read more →

Easter Seals Project Action A pictorial guide to successful bus travel, designed for people who cannot read or do not use English. Depicts everything from planning a trip to exiting a bus on fixed routes and paratransit systems. Includes audio CD. read more →

A guide for transportation operators and customers that provides an overview of epilepsy and seizure facts, what to do in case of seizure, tips for passengers, and when to call 911. View Report   read more →

Persons with disabilities can achieve a greater degree of freedom when they have full access to a variety of transit modes, but this can only be achieved when the pathways to transit – the infrastructure and conditions in the built environment – allow full access to transit stops, stations, and vehicles. Since passage of the.. read more →

This publication provides information, tips and resources for public transportation providers on dementia awareness. It is important to create networks that allow individuals with dementia to be supported in their homes and communities as they age. Public transportation drivers and providers who are aware of the challenges that individuals with dementia and their caregivers face.. read more →