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Coordination Transportation Policy and Reports

Policy

Information Letter on Human Services Transportation Coordination (Undersecretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, 2007). Provides Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers with guidance in implementing strategies in response to Executive Order 13330, “Human Transportation Services Coordination.”

Policy Statement on Coordinated Human Service Transportation Planning (Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility, 2006)

Policy Statement on Vehicle Resource Sharing (Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility Vehicle, 2006)

Executive Order 13330: Human Service Transportation Coordination (White House, 2004)

Reports

Transportation for Older Adults: Measuring Results Could Help Determine If Coordination Efforts Improve Mobility (Government Accountability Office, Dec. 2014)

Transportation Disadvantaged Populations: Nonemergency Medical Transportation not Well Coordinated, and Additional Federal Leadership Needed (Government Accountability Office, Dec. 2014). An analysis of coordination among the federal programs that fund NEMT found coordination to be limited and fragmented, potentially leading to duplication across programs. GAO recommends that the Secretary of Transportation, in his capacity as the chair of CCAM, issue a cost sharing plan, make public a new strategic plan and address challenges in coordinating Medicaid and VA NEMT programs with other federal NEMT programs.

Regional Human Service Transportation Coordinating Councils: Synthesis, Case Studies and Directory (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2012). Assesses how well statewide coordinating councils work to improve transportation access, provides a 50-state snapshot of where both state and regional councils now exist, explores how regional coordinating councils are complementary to state efforts, and provide case studies of regional councils in five states.

Transportation-Disadvantaged Populations: Federal Coordination Efforts Could Be Further Strengthened (U.S. Government Accountability Office, 2012). Examines 1) federal programs that may fund transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged; 2) federal coordination efforts undertaken since 2003; and 3) coordination at the state and local levels.

A Review of Human Services Transportation Plans and Grant Programs (National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Research Results Digest No. 354, 2011). An analysis and evaluation of states’ implementation of the FTA Section 5310 (Transportation for Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities), Section 5316 (Job Access Reverse Commute), and Section 5317 (New Freedom) grant programs.

United We Ride National Dialogue (2010): “What ideas can improve access to affordable and reliable transportation for people with disabilities, older adults, and people with limited incomes?” Summary of a national on-line dialogue soliciting responses from people nationwide.

State Human Service Transportation Coordinating Councils, An Overview and State Profiles (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2010). A synopsis of how state coordinating councils operate, provides a 50-state quick reference table, and profiles the 26 existing state coordinating councils.

Progress Report: Implementation of Executive Order 13330. Human Service Transportation Coordination 2005–2007  (Federal Interagency Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility, 2010)

Coordination: It’s the Law (National Resource Center for Human Service Transportation Coordination, 2010). An information brief that identifies the many federal transportation funding programs under which transportation coordination among human service and public transportation providers is mandated.

Transportation Disadvantaged Populations: Some Coordination Efforts Among Programs Providing Transportation Services, but Obstacles Persist (U.S. General Accounting Office, 2003). Report that 1) identifies the federal programs that fund transportation services and the amount spent on them, 2) assesses the extent of coordination among the various programs, and 3) identifies any obstacles to coordination and potential ways to overcome such obstacles.

Planning Guidelines for Coordinated State and Local Specialized Transportation Services (Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Federal Transit Administration, 2000). A guide to coordinated transportation planning that addresses the information and actions necessary to coordinate the transportation resources of various programs of DOT and HHS.