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About Us

The National Center for Mobility Management is an initiative of the United We Ride program, and is supported through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Transit Administration. Learn more about us by downloading our brochure (pdf or Word doc) or viewing our introductory video.

Mission

The mission of the Center is to facilitate communities to adopt transportation strategies and mobility options that empower people to live independently, and advance health, economic vitality, self-sufficiency, and community.

Key Activities

The Center’s primary activities will support Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grantees,
mobility managers, and partners in adopting proven, sustainable, and replicable transportation
coordination, mobility management, and one call–one click transportation information
practices. These activities are described below.

  • Provide assistance to communities through NCMM Regional Liaisons, a peer-to-peer
    network, short-term technical assistance, web resources, and one-on-one phone and e-mail support
  • Deliver in-person and virtual trainings, a monthly e-newsletter, webinars, and conference calls
  • Disseminate descriptions of relevant promising practices, including "snapshots" of a particular topic or trend as well as a more in-depth database of practices
  • Collaborate with mobility management practitioners through several communication forums
  • Align and support the goals and activities of the Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM) and the Federal Transit Administration’s United We Ride program

Partners

The Center is operated through a consortium of three national organizations—the American
Public Transportation Association, the Community Transportation Association of America, and
the Easter Seals Transportation Group—and is led by three co-directors, one from each of the
three organizations.

NCMM Directors

Richard Weaver, Director, Planning, Policy & Sustainability, American Public Transportation
Association, rweaver@apta.com

Amy Conrick, Assistant Director, Community Transportation Association of
America, conrick@ctaa.org

Judy L. Shanley, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President, Education & Youth Transition, Easterseals, jshanley@easterseals.com

 

Logo of the American Public Transportation Association

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is a nonprofit international association of 1,500 public and private sector organizations, engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne services, and intercity and high-speed passenger rail. This includes transit systems; planning, design, construction, and finance firms; product and service providers; academic institutions; transit associations; and state departments of transportation.

 

Logo of the Community Transportation Association of America

Established in 1989, the Community Transportation Association of America is a national, professional, membership association of organizations and individuals committed to securing mobility options for all people. CTAA provides technical assistance, offers educational programs, conducts research, and advocates for available, affordable, and accessible community transportation.

 

Logo of the Easter Seals

Easter Seals provides services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work, and play in their communities. For over 24 years, Easter Seals has furthered accessible transportation for people with disabilities of all ages. Easter Seals receives a number of federal grants to provide technical assistance, training, outreach, and applied research through projects such as Easter Seals Project ACTION, the National Center on Senior Transportation (in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging), and other initiatives supporting veterans transportation, open government on-line innovations, mobility management, and travel training.