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TASK FORCES
ORTATION
 

Mission

The CCD Transportation Task Force advances the rights of individuals with disabilities in the area of transportation.

Co-chair

  • Sarah Malaier
    American Foundation for the Blind
    202-469-6831phone
    smalaier@afb.org

  • Lee Page
    Paralyzed Veterans of America
    202-416-7694 phone
    leep@pva.org

  • Claire Stanley
    National Disability Rights Network
    202-408-9514 phone
    claire.stanley@ndrn.org

  • Carol Tyson
    Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
    202-878-9186 phone 
    ctyson@dredf.org
     

  ACTIVITIES
Transportation Task Force
ASAP Act Support
On behalf of the CCD Transportation Task Force, we the Co-Chairs, would like to thank you for introducing the All Station Accessibility Program Act of 2021 or the “ASAP Act”. This measure will provide competitive grants to assist State and local governmental authorities in addressing accessibility needs of legacy rail fixed guideway public transportation systems.
(May 17,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD Letter Transportation Limitations to access the Coronavirus Vaccine
The undersigned members of the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) writes today to outline the transportation limitations and needs of persons with disabilities in order to access the imperative COVID-19 vaccine. We appreciate this opportunity to comment on this critical issue.
(April 6,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD Transportation TF Comment on ADS Safety Framework
The undersigned co-chairs of the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities Transportation Task Force appreciate the opportunity to respond to the request for comments on the Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Framework. The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for Federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(April 1,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD Strategic Accessible Transportation Plan Comments
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Transportation Task Force Co-Chairs thank you for the opportunity to provide feedback on the US Department of Transportation (DOT) draft Strategic Plan on Accessible Transportation (Strategic Plan). CCD is the largest coalition of national organizations working together to advocate for Federal public policy that ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all aspects of society.
(February 16,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
Transportation Task Force Anti-Racism Efforts
Principles: We acknowledge that the country’s transportation systems have been shaped by racist policies and attitudes, so we will learn about, incorporate, and pursue anti-racism in our policy agendas and Task Force work.
(February 16,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD USDOT Secretary Letter
The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Transportation Task Force writes to congratulate you on your confirmation as Secretary of the US Department of Transportation (DOT). We appreciate your acknowledgment of the importance of accessible transportation during your recent confirmation hearing, and your previous commitments to ushering in a new era of inclusion
(February 11,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD Transportation TF Comments NHTSA-2016-0031
The undersigned Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Transportation Task Force Co-Chairs are pleased to submit comments in response to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) SNPRM regarding Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) make inoperative exemptions.
(January 27,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
Annual Report - Transportation Task Force
(January 8,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD Transportation Task Force 117th Congress Priorities
Transportation is necessary for 57 million people with disabilities in the U.S. to contribute to and participate in their communities, support and spend time with family and friends, and live their lives to the fullest; however, significant barriers to safe, affordable, accessible, equitable, reliable transportation remain across modes. The 117th Congress will have numerous opportunities to transform mobility access for people with disabilities, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) with disabilities. The Task Force urges Congress to act upon the following priorities.
(January 4,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
Transportation Task Force
CCD Transportation Task Force Administration Transition Priorities
Transportation is necessary for 57 million people with disabilities in the U.S. to contribute to and participate in their communities, support and spend time with family and friends, and live their lives to the fullest; however, significant barriers to accessible, equitable, reliable transportation remain across modes. The administration will have numerous opportunities to transform mobility access for people with disabilities, including Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) with disabilities. The Task Force urges action on the following priorities.
(January 4,  2021) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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