Presently (in late 2010), mobility for our veterans is characterized by a large number of veterans with numerous and diverse needs, substantial expenses, and considerable opportunities for improvements. The Department of Veterans Affairs offers trips for medical purposes to veterans who meet certain qualifications; veterans need additional means of transportation for other types of trips and sometimes for medical care as well. This report describes innovative local examples of mobility improvement strategies that could result in large mobility gains elsewhere. Community transportation providers will need to be proactive in reaching out to veterans’ organizations if significant improvements in coordination with veterans’ transportation programs are to be achieved.  View PDF

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