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Strengthening Coordinated Transportation Systems for People with Disabilities and Older Adults

​The goal of this 5-year Department of Health and Human Services project is to build upon proven models and approaches that can be used by states and communities across the country to involve people with disabilities and older adults in the design and implementation of coordinated transportation systems in ways that successfully make those systems responsive to the needs of these populations. Applications due June 6. Learn more and apply... Read more

Portland Wants to Make Bike Share Work for Disabled Riders

​Portland has one of the largest “smart” bike shares in the U.S., and soon it might also have one of the most diverse, adding hand-powered cycles, easy-balancing trikes, and tandems to its 1,000-strong fleet. The Portland Bureau of Transportation is developing an adaptive-bike pilot project to supplement its Biketown program, which rents Nike-sponsored bikes with GPS and solar-powered LCD displays. The idea is to serve more riders with disabilities who have been vocal in lobbying the city for bikes they... Read more