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.
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.
All people, regardless of their ability level, should have access to convenient and safe transportation options. Mobility is an essential component of quality of life.
Government and community-based programs help meet the transportation needs of people who require specialized services.