CTANW strives to monitor and support funding, resources and regulations promoting accessibility in infrastructure components, such as buildings, sidewalks, bus stops, signals and more.
Accessible/Specialized Transportation Industry
CTANW strives to monitor rules, regulations, funding and resources that impact the many facets of the Accessible/Specialized Transportation Industry, including:
- Nonprofit, for-proft, government and public transportation agencies
- Rural, small and tribal public transportation agencies
- Mobility Management & Travel Training services
- Planning agencies;
- State Medicaid brokerage systems;
- And more.
CTANW strives to monitor statewide legislation and policies that impact how the accessible/specialized transportation system is funded, including taxes, tolling and other revenue streams. CTANW supports funding, regulations and policies that work to: enhance public and community-based transportation options; promote accessibility and efficiency in the system while reducing costs to providers, passengers and state agencies; and improve coordination among agencies.
Multi-Modal Transportation Options
CTANW strives to monitor statewide issues, policies and legislation impacting multi-modal transportation options. CTANW supports a fully-inclusive multi-modal transportation system that includes privately-owned vehicles, public transit agencies, nonprofit agencies, for-profit providers, bicycles, and the wide array of accessible/specialized transportation options.
A Clean & Healthy Environment
CTANW supports a clean and healthy environement for all people.
Employment & Job Opportunities
CTANW supports living wages and workplace safety standards. CTANW also supports eliminating transportation as a barrier to employment, particularly for people with accessible/specialized transportation needs.
Health & Well-Being
CTANW supports eliminating transportation as a barrier to basic needs, including medical care, mental health care, employment, accessing government, education, community participation and social services. CTANW supports efforts to improve access to medical care, mental health care and substance use treatment, while promoting transportation as a critical component of those services.
Infrastructure & Public Services
CTANW supports a "mobility-first" model that ensures all mobility capacities are taken into account in the development of accessible infrastructure, facilities, public programs, technologies, vehicles, communications, emergency planning and regulatory policies.
CTANW supports efforts that promote transportation as a core component of economic development.
CTANW supports efforts that promote collaboration and coordination among regional multi-modal transportation providers and advocates, including: for-profit providers, nonprofit providers, public transit agencies, school buses, emergency medical responders, planning agencies, funding agencies, and other stakeholders. CTANW particularly supports collaborative efforts pertaining to emergency preparedness, transportation planning, mobility management and travel training, and service coordination for people with accessible/specialized transportation needs.