Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
Transportation is a vital link that connects people to their communities.
People of all ages, ability levels, and incomes need a variety of safe, affordable, and convenient transportation options in their communities.
Transportation planning is the collaborative process of determining how to move people and goods.
People age 50 and older make 85 percent of their local trips by private vehicle. The vast majority of them hold a driver’s license.
Older adults are more likely than younger people to die in crashes of the same severity because of their increased frailty.
Today’s cars are incorporating increasing levels of automation to enable a car’s computer—rather than the human driver—to accomplish key driving tasks.
All people need access to a variety of travel options. These options should be safe, affordable, dependable, and user-friendly.
Government and community-based programs help meet the transportation needs of people who require specialized services.
Public transportation provided along a fixed route allows people to get around by bus and rail at designated stops and specific times.