United We Ride - Improving Access to Transportation Services for People with Disabilities

Posted by Alexandra Kielty - On November 21, 2014 (EST)

United We Ride is an initiative of the federal government’s Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility, charged with advancing the Council’s mission of improving the availability, quality, and efficient delivery of transportation services to people with disabilities, older adults and people with low incomes. United We Ride works to coordinate the more than eighty sources of federal funding to support transportation. Their efforts are furthered through a variety of partnership activities including:

-- Special Initiatives supporting enhanced mobility for person-centered groups.
--Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiative that is currently working around the country to link veterans, their families and others to transportation resources with One-Click, or One-Call.
-- Technical Assistance Centers that create solutions around mobility management, address barriers for specific rider groups, and promote state-level action.
-- National Center for Mobility Management that includes Easter Seals Project ACTION, National Center on Senior Transportation, National Conference of State Legislatures
-- Inter-Agency Work Groups that foster collaboration at the federal level
-- Collaborative projects between CCAM partners agencies, such as Transit Planning for All demonstration grants to promote inclusive planning processes. To learn more about United We Ride, please click on View Page Now or go to: http://www.unitedweride.gov/

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