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We Can Get There Together: Transportation Resources for Brain Injury Survivors
Finding and navigating accessible transportation can be confusing. In this webinar, we will discuss:

Using technology to plan trips: schedules, maps, and fares
Accessible features on NJ TRANSIT buses, trains, and light rail vehicles
Reduced fares for older riders and people with disabilities
Benefits of training through NJTIP @ Rutgers
Additional transportation resources and local transit options
Melody Bundy is a program manager with over 10 years of experience in travel training. Most of their research initiatives target improving access to transportation for disadvantaged populations, including people with disabilities and older adults. Recent examples of their transportation-equity focused projects include a pilot project funded by the Henry H. Kessler Foundation - Travel Instruction & Traumatic Brain Injury. The development and refining a comprehensive public transportation orientation and familiarization program that included small group and one-on-one travel instruction to facilitate the employment of NJ adults living with Traumatic Brain Injury.

Most of Ms. Bundy’s work includes training individuals to use public transportation to become independent travelers. She has experience as a trainer with community organizations and high school transition students, and her professional strengths focus on program/curriculum development and implementation. She received her Master of Public Administration degree in Non-Profit Management from Capella University and Bachelor degree in Economics from Seton Hall University. Ms. Bundy is on the Board of Directors for national Association of Travel Instructions

Namecca Parker is the General Manager of NJ TRANSIT's Access Link paratransit division. For over two decades, she has been actively involved in various functions in the passenger transportation industry

Dec 14, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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