Transportation Services for People With Disabilities and Older Adults during a Pandemic and Other Emergencies: Lessons Learned during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The objective of this research is to present strategies for public transportation agencies, paratransit providers, human service transportation providers, emergency planners, and their partners to prepare for and be ready to operate transportation services for people with disabilities and older adults during major service disruptions such as a pandemic, natural disasters, and other emergencies. This research should draw on the lessons learned from diverse communities during the COVID-19 pandemic; provide examples of successful strategies; and present implementation methods that can be emulated.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $100000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project J-11, Task 42

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Transit Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Schwager, Dianne

  • Performing Organizations:

    Texas Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System
    3135 TAMU
    College Station, TX  United States  77843-3135
  • Principal Investigators:

    Hansen, Todd

  • Start Date: 20211201
  • Expected Completion Date: 20230228
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01758962
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project J-11, Task 42
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Nov 23 2020 8:01PM