Transportation

The ADA & Public Transportation discusses how the ADA applies to public transportation, answers frequent questions about transportation, and provides information about reasonable accommodations related to transportation.

The ADA & Paratransit provides information about coverage area, eligibility, and rights and responsibilities regarding paratransit.

Parking: A Guide to Getting Your Space describes accessible parking laws and regulations and provides tools for self-advocacy.

Please also visit our Accessibility page for more information about accessibility generally.


Other Resources

The Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund has Topic Guides on ADA Transportation that were funded by the Federal Transit Administration. These comprehensive guides are for technical assistance for transit agencies, riders and advocates. For example, there is a 97-page topic guide on Paratransit Eligibility and an 82-page topic guide regarding On-Time Performance.

Easter Seals Project ACTION (Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation) is a federally funded training and technical assistance center that offers user-friendly information on the implementation of the ADA in all aspects of transportation. Project ACTION’s resources include assessment tools/information, webinars, information for riders and operators in various forms of transportation.

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration has information on the ADA and enforcement. This includes information on compliance, including letters of findings, results of collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice, and how to file an ADA complaint with the FTA.
 

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