CCAM-Related Technical Assistance Centers
The Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility (CCAM) is a federal interagency council that works to coordinate funding and implement activities that improve the availability, accessibility, and efficiency of transportation for people with disabilities, older adults, and individuals of low income. The CCAM’s work is bolstered by a number of technical assistance (TA) partnerships, which are funded by CCAM partner agencies, that support the provision and coordination of transportation services and promote the mobility of the CCAM’s target populations with a range of services. View TA event information on the FTA events calendar.
Department of Education
The National Center for Homeless Education
The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to support the implementation of the Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) grant program. NCHE provides TA and support to state coordinators, school district liaisons, families experiencing homelessness, and other stakeholders and partners.
Department of Health and Human Services
Americans with Disabilities Act Participation Action Research Consortium
The Americans with Disabilities Act Participation Action Research Consortium (ADA PARC) is funded by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to provide transportation-related data that shows the experiences of people with and without disabilities as part of their community participation indicators. Community leaders use the data and maps to determine transportation needs and make decisions on financial investments.
Assistive Technology Act Technical Assistance and Training Center
The Assistive Technology Act Technical Assistance and Training Center (AT3) is funded by ACL to support the 56 state and territory Assistive Technology Act programs. These programs work to increase access to, and acquisition of, assistive technology, and offer device demonstrations and loans, financing, and device recycling/reuse. There is an array of assistive technology available to help people with short or long term disabilities use transportation services.
National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems
The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) funded by ACL and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is administered by the Human Services Research Institute. NCAPPS is helping states, tribes, and territories transform their services and support systems to promote person-centered approaches, ensuring that a person with a disability is placed at the center of decision-making and supported in maintaining a life that’s meaningful to them.
Paralysis Resource Center
The Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) is funded by ACL and offers quality of life grants to nonprofit organizations and programs to help people living with paralysis access services in their communities. Learn more about these grants for non-profits.
Transit Planning 4 All
The Transit Planning 4 All (TP4A) is a national TA center funded by the ACL with guidance from FTA to promote greater adoption of inclusive planning. TA materials are developed in collaboration with community teams that include people with disabilities, older adults, and transportation providers. The website includes TA resources to support community teams as they engage in inclusive transportation planning and seek to make their transportation systems and services more responsive to the people they serve.
Department of Transportation
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is funded by the Federal Highway Administration. to increase safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. PBIC develops and shares resources vital to advancing mobility, access, equity, and safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Visit the FTA-Sponsored Technical Assistance Centers webpage for the full list of transportation technical assistance centers.