Easter Seals Project ACTION; Easter Seals Disability Services, American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Easter Seals Project ACTION and the American Public Transportation Association have developed this handbook, ADA Essentials for Transit Board Members, as a resource guide on the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the basic requirements of the ADA law as it.. read more →

These guidelines apply only to employers and individuals who come under the regulatory authority of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and those individuals who conduct urine specimen collections under DOT regulations. The term “employee” is used throughout this document and has the same meaning as “donor” as used on the Federal Drug Testing Custody.. read more →

08Walking is the oldest and most basic form of travel. Walking is the second most used method of transportation. It is the primary way that people connect to other means of travel (e.g., driving, public transportation, etc.). In this booklet, AARP provides a quiz to test your knowledge about staying safe. read more →

Transportation Research Board; Reep, Amber; Goodwill, Jay; Pine, Randall Abstract: This synthesis report addresses the practices and experiences of public transit agencies in applying both corrective actions and rewards to recognize, motivate, and reinforce a safety culture within their organizations.  View Document read more →

National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP); 2010 How transit drivers respond to emergencies can have a direct impact on the health and safety of passengers and the public. For this reason, it is vital that transit staff members have adequate training to properly respond to incidents, accidents, problem passengers, acts of nature and potential emergencies. read more →

National RTAP; 2010 The role of a transit driver in an emergency can be critical to saving lives and protecting property. Because of the nature of the job, drivers are often the first on the scene of accidents and incidents. That’s why it is important to be trained in emergency procedures. This training, combined with.. read more →

Federal Transit Administration (FTA); National RTAP; 2010 Abstract: Procuring vehicles can be a complex and confusing process with a variety of procurement requirements and regulations associated with transit funding sources. How to Buy a Vehicle provides information on funding opportunities, strategies for vehicle acquisition, information on acquisition procedures for different states, links to further information.. read more →

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. Transportation Feasibility Study The purpose of this study is analyze needed systemic reform that may stimulate provider competition, customer service, better accessibility, and safety while allowing improved consumer directed choice in regards to public transportation systems and services.  View PDF read more →

Federal Transit Administration (FTA); Transportation Research Board TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 140: A Guide for Planning and Operating Flexible Public Transportation Services explores the types of flexible transportation service strategies that are potentially appropriate for small, medium, and large urban and rural transit agencies. The guide examines financial and political realities, operational.. read more →

US Department of Justice This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities. View Document read more →