Youth

State Laws for Child Safety Seats in Rideshare Vehicles (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, 2018). This website was created to help parents, caregivers, and drivers of ride-share vehicles better understand the laws and regulations surrounding child passenger safety. It includes state-by-state guidance that will help you understand regulations and responsibilities, whether you’re looking for information about your home area or are planning a trip, with links to actual regulations for each state.

Millennials & Mobility: Understanding the Millennial Mindset and New Opportunities for Transit Providers (Transit Cooperative Research Program, 2013). Examines millennials’ lifestyle and decision-making processes with an emphasis on mobility (daily travel) and potential opportunities for public transit providers to increase ridership by improving messaging, information access, service offerings/accessibility, etc.

Berkshire Rides Youth Program: A Model of Vehicle Sharing Across Agencies (Joblinks Employment Transportation Center, 2013). Describes a program in rural Massachusetts in which several community agencies share use of vans to transport children to activities.

Travel Training for Student Success: The Route to Achieving Post-Secondary Student Outcomes (Easter Seals Project ACTION, 2012). A primer for school administrators interested in learning how high schools across the country are connecting students to travel training services, developing and adapting goals, and supporting local implementation of travel training programs.

School Buses and Special Needs Transportation: Options for Policy Makers (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2008). Examines the legal and practical challenges to challenges to using school buses for transporting disadvantaged populations and examines how states might overcome these hurdles.