Stuck At Home: By-passing Transportation Roadblocks To Community Mobility and Independence

Reports and Publications
July 2013
Erica McFadden

This brief will discuss the importance of transportation, problems accessing it, and the utilization of public transportation by people with disabilities. It will  describe the barriers experienced in rural and urban settings, and how public transportation programs in Arizona are addressing these barriers. Finally, it  will conclude with best practices and future trends in the wake of government funding cuts, including the establishment of one call centers, volunteer driver programs, and shared vans operated by non-profit organizations.