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Today, July 26th, is the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now that's a reason to celebrate! Than...
07/26/2019

Today, July 26th, is the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now that's a reason to celebrate! Thanks to all who support transportation accessibility each and every day! #ADA29

National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities wants to showcase work being done to celebrate and improv...
03/14/2019
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month | NACDD

National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities wants to showcase work being done to celebrate and improve the lives of people with developmental disabilities! Learn more about how you can share your story at https://nacdd.org/ddam/. #DDAwareness19

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Each March, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), partners with Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) to create a social media campaign that high...

You're in luck! 🍀ESPA Consulting is offering a host of #ADA #Paratransit and #TravelTraining webinars and workshops in M...
02/21/2019
Course Schedule

You're in luck! 🍀

ESPA Consulting is offering a host of #ADA #Paratransit and #TravelTraining webinars and workshops in March. Join us in-person March 11-15 in Sparks, Nevada!

Easterseals Project Action Consulting will customize in-person and/or online training and/or technical assistance for you for any of the topics outlined on the Our Services page.

Listen in Feb. 14 at 2pm Eastern as the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center hosts a webinar on the resul...
02/13/2019
Transportation Needs and Assessment: Survey of Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Caregivers Webinar

Listen in Feb. 14 at 2pm Eastern as the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center hosts a webinar on the results of a recent national survey on #transportation needs and awareness among older adults, people with #disabilities and #caregivers. Registration is still open!

Webinar Transportation Needs and Assessment: Survey of Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Caregivers Webinar February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST Transportation Needs and Assessment: Survey of Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Caregivers February 14, 2019 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern...

Are you a #transportation professional who's still learning the ropes? Or need a refresher on the basics? The National A...
01/03/2019
Introduction to Transportation Boot Camp (Online Course)

Are you a #transportation professional who's still learning the ropes? Or need a refresher on the basics? The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center is runnig a 6-week boot camp starting January 22, covering communication, emergency management, finance, human resources, operations, and vehicle maintenance and facilities. Register today!

Online Course Introduction to Transportation Boot Camp (Online Course) January 22 - March 1 January 22 – March 1, 2019 With a wave of transportation industry professionals set to retire in the coming years and a new generation of employees coming on board who may still be learning the basics of ef...

“This historic act is the world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities — the first.”...
12/04/2018
George H.W. Bush Remembered As Champion For Those With Disabilities

“This historic act is the world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities — the first.”
President George H.W. Bush, Americans with Disabilities Act signing, July 26,1990 #ADA #RIP41

The former president said that signing the Americans with Disabilities Act was one of his proudest accomplishments during his time in office.

#Milwaukee County Transit plans to expand #ADA Sensitivity training to continue to enhance operators' skills. Metro Maga...
11/14/2018
ADA sensitivity training makes drivers MCTS' 'most valuable asset'

#Milwaukee County Transit plans to expand #ADA Sensitivity training to continue to enhance operators' skills. Metro Magazine

Storylines about Milwaukee County Transit System bus operators are always consistent, involving a driver going above and beyond their job description in order to help someone in need.

Funding opportunity from 8 80 Cities. Apply to become a Winter City Vanguard. Applications due November 29. Wintermissio...
11/07/2018
Wintermission: Bringing Public Life to Winter Cities - 8 80 Cities

Funding opportunity from 8 80 Cities. Apply to become a Winter City Vanguard. Applications due November 29.

Wintermission will coach three U.S. cities to plan, pilot, and implement creative solutions to increase social interaction and physical activity in public spaces during winter. Consider the possibilities of integrating ideas for involving people with #disabilities in winter public space projects and activities!

8 80 Cities is accepting proposals for Wintermission project partners in three U.S. cities. We will support these partners to become national leaders in winter city planning, design, and programming. These cities will become Winter City Vanguards, and work with 8 80 Cities and other partners to:

Join #Easterseals and the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center @NADTCMobility on November 6 for the #10Mi...
11/02/2018
How Can We Make Our Communities More Accessible AND More Walkable?

Join #Easterseals and the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center @NADTCMobility on November 6 for the #10MinuteWalk Twitter Chat at 3:00 p.m. Eastern! If accessible walks within a short distance of home, work or school is important to you, join the conversation!

There is something to be said about stepping away from one’s responsibilities – the sink piled up with dishes, the unmade bed, the unanswered emails awaiting in your inbox – and just taking a nice, steady stroll to nowhere in particular. The clouds up above and the sidewalk beneath you, you wi...

The Federal Transit Administration has announced the availaibilty of Acess & Partnerships grants. Applications for the c...
09/27/2018
Access and Mobility Partnership Grants

The Federal Transit Administration has announced the availaibilty of Acess & Partnerships grants. Applications for the competitive grant funding is due November 13. Learn more at the FTA website www.transit.dot.gov.

This program provides competitive funding to support innovative capital projects for the transportation disadvantaged that will improve the coordination of transportation services and non-emergency medical transportation services.

Sign up this week for a #Paratransit, #TravelTraining or a #Transportation and Community Connections course!
09/11/2018
ESPA Consulting on Twitter

Sign up this week for a #Paratransit, #TravelTraining or a #Transportation and Community Connections course!

“5 for Fall! Register today for an #EasterSeals Project Action Consulting online course. #Paratransit Management, #TravelTraining, Commuity Connections...we got you covered! https://t.co/XnrVLMTp6E #transportation #PWD #Accessibility #ADA @Easter_Seals”

Congratulations to Kelsey Calder of Greater Richmond Transit Company for becoming the first nationally certified Travel ...
07/10/2018
GRTC Transit System on Twitter

Congratulations to Kelsey Calder of Greater Richmond Transit Company for becoming the first nationally certified Travel Training Instructor through our ctti program! We look forward to sharing news and photos from today's celebration at GRTC!

“Exciting News! GRTC’s Travel Trainer Kelsey Calder is now the first ever nationally certified Travel Training Instructor. https://t.co/T9VCOeHm1x”

The #USDOT comment period is open on the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding amending the Air Carrier Acces...
05/17/2018
TransportationGov on Twitter

The #USDOT comment period is open on the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding amending the Air Carrier Access Act (#ACAA) regulation on transportation of
#ServiceAnimals. If this topic is of interest to you or your agency, click on the Tweet below to learn how you can submit your comments.

“USDOT is seeking comment on amending regulations regarding transportation of service animals. The ANPRM addresses significant concerns raised by individuals with disabilities, airlines, flight attendants and the traveling public. https://t.co/pDr4SpkMuC”

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05/11/2018

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Want to be a part of our smiling crew of Travel Trainer or Paratransit Manager certification participants? Jump to our c...
05/09/2018
Course Schedule

Want to be a part of our smiling crew of Travel Trainer or Paratransit Manager certification participants? Jump to our course schedule and see what we have coming up in June! Join us June 6 for a #TravelTraining Data Collection webinar or take one of our summer online courses on #ADA Complementary #Paratransit Management Essentials or Community Connections.

Connect with us today at www.projectaction.com!

Easterseals Project Action Consulting will customize in-person and/or online training and/or technical assistance for you for any of the topics outlined on the Our Services page.

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05/09/2018

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Thank you to all of our #DARTFirstState, Iowa and Michigan attendees at this week's Introduction and Advanced #TravelTra...
04/20/2018

Thank you to all of our #DARTFirstState, Iowa and Michigan attendees at this week's Introduction and Advanced #TravelTraining Strategies workshops in Wilmington, DE this week! Look for more upcoming transportation courses and webinars at projectaction.com.

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04/20/2018

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We're still accepting registrations for our April 16-18 and April 19 & 20 Travel Training Workshops in Delaware. Sign up...
04/04/2018
Introduction to Travel Training Workshop - Wilmington, DE (2018-04-16)

We're still accepting registrations for our April 16-18 and April 19 & 20 Travel Training Workshops in Delaware. Sign up for one or both. Wilmington is easy to reach from all over the Eastern Seaboard and places distant via Philadephia, Newark or Baltimore airports. We'll see you there!

Location: DelDOT, 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, DE Registration Fee: $300 Introduction to Travel Training is an intensive three-day workshop with classroom and field instruction. The workshop offers an environment where travel trainers will acquire knowledge in the classroom and in the fi

We think you need to come to Delaware. You should really come to Delaware. Did we mention Delaware?Okay, maybe our subli...
03/12/2018
Introduction to Travel Training Workshop - Wilmington, DE (2018-04-16)

We think you need to come to Delaware. You should really come to Delaware. Did we mention Delaware?

Okay, maybe our subliminal messaging isn't so...er...subliminal, but we do hope you make plans now to join us in Wilmington at #DelDOT for two back-to-back #TravelTraining workshops April 16 - 18 and 19-20. Introduction and Advanced Travel Training Strategies sessions are open for registration. Visit the projectaction.com course schedule for more information!

Location: DelDOT, 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, DE Registration Fee: $300 Introduction to Travel Training is an intensive three-day workshop with classroom and field instruction. The workshop offers an environment where travel trainers will acquire knowledge in the classroom and in the fi

Texas A&M's Transportation Institute (#TTI) has a new survey out to find out how people who are #blind or have #LowVisio...
02/12/2018

Texas A&M's Transportation Institute (#TTI) has a new survey out to find out how people who are #blind or have #LowVision perceive safety of #transportation modes they don't regularly use including ride hailing services such as #Uber and #Lyft. Take the survey: https://goo.gl/JSBbtE

ESPA Consulting's 2018 Course Schedule is now live on the www.projectaction.com website. Registration is open!  We'll ho...
02/08/2018
ESPA Consulting on Twitter

ESPA Consulting's 2018 Course Schedule is now live on the www.projectaction.com website. Registration is open! We'll host in-person workshops March 19 & 20 in Chicago and the week of April 16th in Wilmington, Delaware!

Share this post, share a tweet, help us spread the word about these great opportunities to learn! #ADA #Transit #Paratransit #TravelTraining

“Let's get the 2018 @ESPAConsulting #transportation training season under way! Register now for March & April workshops & webinars. https://t.co/iOG6c2uCyU #ADA #Transit #TravelTraining #Paratransit @ADANational”

Effective #SnowRemoval: Find out what four communities in the U.S. are doing to communicate to residents and businesses ...
02/07/2018
Four Steps to Effective Snow Removal for Pedestrians

Effective #SnowRemoval: Find out what four communities in the U.S. are doing to communicate to residents and businesses the importance of clearing the walkways. They've also set up volunteer programs to help those who are physically unable to shovel or operate snow blowers. Thanks to Every Body Walk & America Walks for posting this important blog!

Four Steps to Effective Snow Removal for Pedestrians Share Above Photo from www.pedbikeimages.org/ Dan Burden Every Body Walk! celebrates active communities this February with our monthly theme, and effective snow removal is just one of the ways we can support safe, accessible pathways so that all o...

#Transportation is a critical link. Sharing this  #KaiserHealthNetwork article on potential #Medicaid cuts.
02/02/2018
No Car, No Care? Medicaid Transportation At Risk In Some States

#Transportation is a critical link. Sharing this #KaiserHealthNetwork article on potential #Medicaid cuts.

For more than 50 years, the program for the poor and sick has been required to ferry certain clients to and from medical appointments. But a few states have sought — and received — waivers to that …

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (#NADTC) has new versions of the #ServiceAnimal, #Paratransit an...
01/11/2018
NADTC on Twitter

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (#NADTC) has new versions of the #ServiceAnimal, #Paratransit and Fixed-Route #Transit bookmarks and Transit Operator's Pocket Guide. Remember....all those great Easterseals Project Action materials you've used over the years are still available at www.nadtc.org!

“Need training materials for your #transit drivers? #NADTC-branded versions of the Fixed Route, #Paratransit & #ServiceAnimal bookmarks and Transit Operator's Pocket Guide are here! Go to the https://t.co/AOIymiS0EX homepage (see New!) to download copies today!”

What are North American #Transit Industry Experts thinking are the top trends for 2018?  Easterseals Project Action Cons...
01/09/2018
2018 Transit Trends from Around the Globe: North America

What are North American #Transit Industry Experts thinking are the top trends for 2018? Easterseals Project Action Consulting senior diector Donna Smith weighs in along with her peers in this #TrapezeGroup blog with a comment or two on how #paratransit will be affected by changes in app-based services.

How well did you stack up against what the North American industry experts predicted as the transit trends for 2018? There's only one way to know if you're ahead of the game. Check out this article and let us know!

Shifting gears to support better #transportation in central #Minnesota:  #Kanabec and #MilleLacs counties make progress ...
01/08/2018
Public transit shifts gears

Shifting gears to support better #transportation in central #Minnesota: #Kanabec and #MilleLacs counties make progress to improve rural options as part of their Accessible Transportation Community Initiative work in 2017.

Keeping rides accessible to rural patrons is one of several challenges facing public transportation in the Kanabec and Mille Lacs County areas. Now, a new coalition is hoping to improve

New #wayfinding system takes off at Louisville's Standiford Field! The #Louisville airport now has 140 beacons placed ev...
01/03/2018
Wayfinding system for visually impaired installed at Louisville airport - Insider Louisville

New #wayfinding system takes off at Louisville's Standiford Field! The #Louisville airport now has 140 beacons placed every 30 or so yards to give travelers who have visual #disabilities turn-by-turn directions and descriptions of what is nearby.

Louisville's airport is the “first fully accessible airport” in the nation (and possibly the world), according to the American Printing House for the Blind.

Read about #Easterseals Accessible Transportation Community Initiative grantee Western Washington (Snoqualmie Valley) an...
12/06/2017
Valley organizations form coalition to improve public transportation options for residents | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Read about #Easterseals Accessible Transportation Community Initiative grantee Western Washington (Snoqualmie Valley) and learn how that region is planning for future transit needs.

Transportation in and around the Valley continuously faces challenges, but a new group of representatives of organizations in the area is hoping to make some big improvements in the coming years.

New!  #USDOT updated #AirConsumer Rights webpages. The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that it has redes...
11/16/2017
Aviation Consumer Protection

New! #USDOT updated #AirConsumer Rights webpages.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that it has redesigned its airline consumer website to better help air travelers understand their rights. The improved design and streamlined pages will help consumers access needed information before, during, and after their flights.

The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings, including its Aviation Consumer Protection Division, monitors compliance with and investigates violations of the Department of Transportation's (Department) aviation economic, consumer protection, and civil rights…

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We find solutions to improve mobility for people with disabilities, their families, and all travelers through *Travel Training Instruction *ADA Transportation-related Training & Technical Assistance *Customer Service, Effective Communication & Reasonable Assistance Training *Customized Accessible Transportation Solutions *Emergency Management & Preparedness Technical Assistance * And Much More! Easter Seals Project Action Consulting will find solutions to improve mobility in your neighborhood and community for people with disabilities, their families, and all travelers.

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