Why should Delawareans care about mobility?
Personal mobility is often taken for granted, but is essential to one’s quality of life. Reliable transportation is needed to connect Delawareans to jobs, education, healthcare, social and community services, and other life-sustaining services. Yet, many Delaware residents are unable to provide their own transportation or have difficulty accessing public transportation. Transportation-disadvantaged individuals may face barriers to reliable transportation due to disability, income, age, inability to drive, lack of car ownership, veteran’s status, or a combination of reasons.
What is Mobility in Motion?
The state of Delaware recognizes the importance of personal mobility. The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC), operating as DART First State Transit, has launched Mobility in Motion. This initiative invites Delawareans to envision and provide critical input on the future of mobility in Delaware.
How will information be used?
Information gathered will be used to update the Coordinated Public Transit—Human Services Transportation Plan, or “Coordinated Plan,” for the State of Delaware. Developed through a participatory planning process, the Coordinated Plan will serve as a strategic framework for addressing the state’s existing and future mobility needs.
A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has been appointed by DTC and has been charged with helping the agency meet new federal requirements while providing strategies and considerations for updating the Coordinated Plan.
TAC Meeting Materials for April 10, 2019
TAC Meeting Materials for February 13, 2019
Share your First- and Last-Mile Experience Accessing a DART First State Transit Stop
Whether it’s a bus trip to/from work, shopping, or home, public transportation rarely stops directly in front of a passenger’s origin or destination. The Delaware Transit Corporation, which operates DART First State, wants to know about transit riders’ experiences getting to or from a bus stop in Delaware. This is often described as the first- and last-mile transit experience. Please view the First- and Last-Mile Transit Connectivity video, which describes why addressing first- and last-mile transit connectivity can reduce barriers to transit usage.
Please use one of three online, map-based tools to share a first- and last-mile accessibility experience walking, biking, or rolling to or from a DART First State bus stop location in Delaware.
- Hit the “welcome” button and open “points”
- Select an accessibility icon and place it on the map
- Answer brief questions
- Click on your “point” to provide comments and photo (optional) of your accessibility experience
To learn how to share your experience using the WikiMap, please view the video tutorial.
- Select one of the eight icons that represent categories of accessibility
- Provide a comment on your accessibility experience
- Upload a photo (optional)
- Select the location of your bus stop
To learn how to share your experience using the Geoform, please view the video tutorial.
- Snap and upload a photo (required)
- Provide a title (related to accessibility categories)
- Locate your bus stop
- Describe your accessibility experience
To learn how to share your experience using the GIS Crowdsource Story Map, please view the video tutorial.
These online, map-based tools are not designed to report a roadway condition or infrastructure issue that should be addressed immediately (such as a crosswalk signal malfunction). For those issues, please directly contact the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Transportation Management Center (operating 24/7/365) at 302-659-4600, #77 on your phone, or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Needs Assessment Survey
Thank you to the 765 individuals who took the 2018 Transportation Needs Assessment Survey! We value the input you provided about your transportation experiences and needs in Delaware. The Outcomes Report: Delaware Transportation Needs Assessment Survey details the results of the survey administered by the Biden School of Public Policy and Administration’s Institute for Public Administration (IPA) at the University of Delaware, on behalf of the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC).