Transportation planning is the collaborative process of determining how to move people and goods.
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.
Public transportation provided along a fixed route allows people to get around by bus and rail at designated stops and specific times.
Some transportation options and programs provide consumers with more flexibility.
Nearly one in four older adults lives in a rural area. Rural residents are at risk of becoming isolated without adequate transportation opportunities.
Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being. Support from extended family is especially vital in families with low incomes.
States should make it as simple as possible for grandparents and other caregiver relatives to enroll in school children in their care or obtain medical treatment for them.
Public-benefit programs should ensure that families headed by grandparents and other caregiver relatives receive sufficient support for economic security an