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Wisconsin county and tribal aging units can get transportation support and technical assistance by contacting GWAAR's transportation specialist, Carrie Porter.

The following resources are for county and tribal aging program staff.

INDEX

Addressing Elderly Mobility Issues in WI – CFIRE Survey Results

Planning for Transportation After Medical Services - American Medical Assn.
Brochure to help patients and caregivers talk to physicians about their transportation needs.

Transportation Terms and Basic Funding Information
This handout is suitable for boards, staff, and committees.

Best Practices and Templates

Door County, Door-Tran Site

Transportation Solutions for Caregivers - Easter Seals
A guide for adult day services but applicable to all programs--transportation basics, barriers, coordination, funding, training and more.

ADRC of the Lakeshore (Kewaunee/Manitowoc)
Volunteer Driver Handbook

Center for Independent Living of Western WI – New Freedom Volunteer Driver Program
Manual

Orientation Materials

Clark County
Program Example August 2012

Door County
Door County Site

Flowchart
Program Example         

Eau Claire County
Program Example August 2012

Jefferson County
Volunteer Driver Handbook

Kenosha County
Kenosha County Site

Program Example August 2012

Namekagon Transit
Namekagon Transit Site

Program Example  

Portage County ADRC Volunteer Driver Program
Volunteer Job Description

Passenger Policies and Rights

Driver Policies and Rights

Coordination Planning: County Plans and Documents

County Coordination Plans
Transportation Coordination Information
Federal Coordination Initiative: United We Ride

TCRP Report 101
A superb idea book to toolkit for rural community-coordinated transportation services.

Costs & Benefits of Transportation

Cost Allocation Model: Appendix of TCRP Report 101
Cost Allocation: Transportation By the Numbers
Price Setting - Transit Pass Toolkit

Sharing the Cost of Human Services Transportation - TCRP Report 144

TCRP Report 34
Economic impacts of Rural Public Transportation.

The Socio-Economic Benefits of Transit in Wisconsin

TCRP Report 91
Economic benefits of coordination. This is also a great idea book with case studies from existing coordinated efforts all across the country.

General Resources

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Federal Transportation Administration

MAP-21: Moving Ahead for Progress
New Federal Transit Administration, FTA surface transportation bill.

n4a

National Center for Senior Transportation

Partnership for Mobility Management Website

Small and Urban Rural Transit Center: SURTC
Online training and other resources.

Grants - State and Federal Funding

County Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance Program (85.21)

Grant Programs for Local Government

Medicaid Transportation Manager/Broker

Forward Health Update July 2013: Transition to MTM
MTM (Medical Transportation Management)
WI Department of Health Services, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation - NEMT Webpage

Volunteer Driver Program Resources

Community Transportation Asoc. of America List of Volunteer Program Resources
How to Do Electronic Driver License Checks: Public Abstract Request System
How to Establish Door-Through-Door Transportation Services for Seniors

List of Companies Providing Insurance for Volunteer Drivers - OCI
Volunteer Drivers Guide to Best Practices – Washington State
Volunteer Driver Program Turnkey Kit – Beverly Foundation

What to Do in Specific Emergency Situation Fact Sheets
Training tool for drivers in an emergency.

Risk and Liability
Risk and Liability

Liability and Immunity
Volunteer Driver Risks, Liabilities, and Insurance
Volunteer Programs: What’s the risk? (N4a Webinar)
Report: Risk, Liability, and Loss Experience of Volunteer Driver Services

Volunteer Driver Training Toolkit

Volunteer Driver Training Toolkit new page

For more information about volunteer basics, visit (new page) the volunteerism page for professionals.