Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology can help disabled Americans achieve their desired level of mobility. However, realizing this potential depends on vehicle manufacturers, policymakers, and state and municipal agencies collaborating to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals at different stages of trip making through information system design, vehicle design, and infrastructure design. Integrating accessibility at this.. read more →

Public transit providers across North America face a shortage of operators and mechanics, a crisis that has strained budgets and forced agencies to reduce service. This shortage is occurring during a period of economic instability and reshuffling exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Agencies’ ability to respond to the worker shortage has been hampered by inadequate.. read more →

The final National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC) spotlight in our 2021 Trends Report, Serving People with Autism on Transportation, highlights the importance of understanding the characteristics of all users being served. This Trends Report covers common barriers or challenges persons with autism might have, especially for those using transportation. View Report   read more →

Microtransit innovation is increasing as transit services look for new solutions to assist in increasing ridership and continuing to serve communities in the face of continued single occupancy and personal vehicle use, ongoing competition with private rideshare companies, and the challenges and uncertainties surrounding COVID-19. This whitepaper provides an overview of this expanding realm of.. read more →

Changing travel behavior and customer expectations are some of the main factors driving rapid innovation in the mobility ecosystem. Throughout the US, transit agencies are choosing to meet these demands with new service delivery models, such as microtransit. As transit agencies innovate, they must ensure that all customers are benefitting from new on-demand offerings. read more →