The National Center for Mobility Management is a national technical assistance center funded through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Transit Administration, and operated through a consortium of three national organizations—the American Public Transportation Association, the Community Transportation Association of America, and Easterseals Inc. Learn more about us by downloading our brochure (pdf or Word doc).
The mission of the Center is to promote customer-centered mobility strategies that advance good health, economic vitality, self-sufficiency, and community.
The Center’s primary activities support mobility management professionals, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grantees, and partners in adopting proven, sustainable, and replicable strategies that achieve its mission. 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
- Collaborate with mobility management practitioners through several communication forums
- Align and support the goals and activities of the federal Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM) and the Federal Transit Administration
Richard Weaver, Director, Planning, Policy & Sustainability, American Public Transportation
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Judy L. Shanley, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President, Education & Youth Transition, Easterseals, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.