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Coordinated Transportation Planning


Developing Human Service Transportation Coordinated Plans (National Center for Mobility Management, 2014).  Profiles five communities that have developed coordinated human service transportation plans. Part of the NCMM Promising Practices in Mobility Management series. Communities profiled in this publication:

  1. Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC), Urbana, Illinois
  2. Lima/Allen County Regional Planning Commission (LACRPC), Lima, Ohio
  3. Mid-Columbia Economic Development District, Columbia, Oregon
  4. West Florida Regional Planning Council (WFRPC), Pensacola, Florida
  5. WSOS Community Action Commission, Freemont, Ohio

Including People with Disabilities in a Human Service Coordination Plan (Easter Seals Project ACTION, 2013). Provides ideas and suggestions for increased involvement by people with disabilities in communities' coordination efforts toward accessible transportation.

Preparing Coordinated Transportation Plans: A Guidebook to State Departments of Transportation (National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Research Results Digest No. 331, 2009). Reports on research to identify state departments of transportation that have already designed coordinated planning processes to meet the FTA’s requirements, and generate information about key aspects of those processes that will be useful to other state DOTs and their planning partners as they develop or revise their own planning processes.

Expanding Mobility Options for People with Disabilities—A Practitioners Guide to Community Transportation Planning (Community Transportation Association of America and Easter Seals Project ACTION, 2008). Provides a model approach for community-based transportation planning based on a review of common elements in the experiences of 13 communities across the U.S.  Teaches successful strategies for community collaboration, accurate data collection, and implementation of action plans.

A Framework for Action: Building the Fully Coordinated Transportation System—A Self Assessment Tool for Communities (United We Ride, 2004)


Strengthening Inclusive Transportation Partnerships to Promote Community Living. Project sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Community Living to support communities nationwide in adopting sustainable, scalable, and replicable models that include participation of people with disabilities and older adults in the design and implementation of responsive, coordinated transportation systems.