NADTC partners: USAging and USDOT
News for NADTC, sub-heading "National Aging and Disability Transportation Center"


Webinar: Vaccination Access and Transportation

NADTC will host its first in a series of Human Services Webinars on June 29 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm Eastern. This webinar will feature three speakers from vaccination projects who will discuss how their unique programs are reaching older adults and people with disabilities in their communities needing access to vaccination sites, recognizing transportation as a key vaccination promotional activity.


Attendees will also learn about the Aging and Disability Vaccination Collaborative (ADVC) that provides funding to organizations across the country to perform varied activities and outreach, like hosting community vaccine clinics, providing in-home vaccinations and providing transportation to vaccination sites.

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NADTC Resources

Recording Available: DEI Lunch & Learn Series

In case you missed it, our May DEI Lunch and Learn highlighted available resources and solutions to help address or improve transportation access and other supportive services for LGBTQ+ older adults and persons with disabilities. The recording from this session can be found on our website.


Recording & Materials: NADTC Online Course

During the month of May, NADTC hosted an online learning opportunity for participants to broaden their understanding of equitable transportation and ensuring services are truly available to all people. The materials and recordings from each session are now available on our website.

Tip Sheet: Providing Welcoming Transportation to the LGBTQ+ Community

Created in partnership with the Center for Excellence: LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity, NADTC has produced a Tip Sheet for organizations to provide welcoming transportation services to all riders. This resources has been created for transportation agencies seeking to support and enhance the customer experience.

Happening Next Month

July 16 is Rural Transit Day and recognizes the unique needs of rural and tribal transit providers by providing marketing tools to celebrate transportation in your communities. To view the materials and sign the Rural Transit Day Pledge, visit National RTAP's webpage!

This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the ADA! President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law on July 26, 1990. Since then, our transportation systems have been transformed by this Civil Rights Legislation and in turn, has positively impacted the freedom and independence of people with disabilities. Use #ThanksToTheADA on social media, or visit the ADA National Network for other ideas to recognize this landmark event.

FTA Resources

The U.S. DOT Discretionary Grants Dashboard provides communities with an overview of discretionary grant opportunities that can help meet their transportation infrastructure needs. The Dashboard also includes Federal grant programs outside of DOT that may be of particular interest to rural communities.

Funding Opportunities

The Community Care Corps program, funded by the Administration for Community Living, will distribute funds to foster innovative local models to provide volunteer nonmedical assistance to older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers; and to evaluate the effectiveness of those models in different communities nationally. Applications are due by July 7, 2023

The Next50 Initiative has released a funding opportunity Advancing Equity in Aging, for projects that seek to better the lives of marginalized older adults. Applications are due by Aug 16, 2023

Partner Resources

The Shared Use Mobility Center (SUMC) recently conducted industry wide research on mobility innovation to understand what excites and challenges people in the world of mobility. This Guidebook for Mobility Innovation includes a series of questions intended to prompt discussion within your team or for workshop conversations.

The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) is taking nominations to recognize Tribal Transit Systems and their champions. Tribal Transit Systems Award recognizes the challenges and successes achieved by a transit provider. Tribal Transit Champion award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to their local transit system. Awards will be presented at the National RTAP Technical Assistance Conference, December 3-6 in Myrtle Beach, SC. Nominations must be received by October 20, 2023.

Upcoming Conferences

USAging Annual Conference & Tradeshow

July 16-19, Salt Lake City, Utah

Annual Conference on Independent Living

July 24-27, Washington DC

Alliance of Information & Referral Systems

July 30-August 2, Orlando, Florida

Association for Travel Instruction Annual Conference

August 7-10, Salt Lake City, Utah

CTAA Small Urban Network (SUN) Conference

August 9-11, Gulf Port, Mississippi

FTA State and Tribal Programs & Transit Partnerships Conference

August 16-18, Washington, DC

NADTC Information and Referral Services

NADTC Technical Assistance Specialists are here to assist you and answer your questions about a variety of topics related to transportation for older adults and people with disabilities, ADA-accessible services and related issues. Call us at 866.983.32220 or send us an email at to start a conversation.

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National Aging and Disability Transportation Center 
 Washington, DC | 866.983.3222 
The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center is a program funded by the Federal Transit Administration and administered by USAging and Easterseals with guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.