TCRP RRD 99 Improving Mobility for Veterans

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Presently (in late 2010), mobility for our veterans is characterized by a large number of veterans with numerous and diverse needs, substantial expenses, and considerable opportunities for improvements. The Department of Veterans Affairs offers trips for medical purposes to veterans who meet certain qualifications; veterans need additional means of transportation for other types of trips and sometimes for medical care as well. This report describes innovative local examples of mobility improvement strategies that could result in large mobility gains elsewhere. Community transportation providers will need to be proactive in reaching out to veterans’ organizations if significant improvements in coordination with veterans’ transportation programs are to be achieved.

Emotional Intelligence Works: Developing “People Smart” Strategies

Kravitz, S. Michael and Schubert, Susan D.; 2000

This book provides guidelines on how to manage emotions, communicate intelligently, and raise your level of emotional intelligence in a constructive manner.

Mobility for the 21st Century:  A Blueprint for the Future

APTA and Institute for Alternative Futures; 1996

Exciting possibilities are emerging for expanding our nation's mobility options in the 21st Century and creating more livable communities and sustainable patterns of development. Pursuing these positive possibilities can head off many of the problems associated with current urban development patterns.

A Guide to Disability Rights Laws

US Department of Justice

This guide provides an over of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities. To find out more about how these laws may apply to you, contact the agencies or organizations listed below.