Travel Training and Instruction

Cost-Benefit Model for Travel Training (Easter Seals Project ACTION, 2012). Synopsis of the cost-benefit model for travel training developed by ESPA, including a model budget for travel training, with line items and a formula to ascertain distinct costs and benefits of travel training services to trainees, the community, and funders.

Travel Instruction: Your Ticket to Ride (Community Transportation Association of America, 2010). Archived video of travel instruction workshop, with speakers from three agencies that provide travel instruction.

TCRP Report 168: Travel Training for Older Adults. Part I: A Handbook (TCRP Report 168, Transit Cooperative Research Program, 2014). Intended as “a manual for transportation, social service, aging, and training professionals that describes successful travel training practices and how to implement these practices in various community situations.” Also available are the Executive Summary, and Part II: Research Report and Case Studies.

Related Websites

Association of Travel Instruction. Professional membership organization for professionals who teach people with disabilities and seniors to travel safely and independently.

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center. Has many excellent resources on travel training, including many created by the former Easters Seals Project ACTION, which can be found under "Resources and Publications."