TSA Procedures: Disabilities and Medical Conditions

The Transportation Security Administration provides information about screening procedures for specific travel concerns, including medications, medical equipment, assistive technology, and service animals. Processes for people with specific disabilities are also described.   

Travel Patterns of American Adults with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics provides demographic information and data about the ways people with disabilities travel. 

Discrimination Fact Sheet: Public Transportation

This fact sheet from Disability Rights California explains the ADA rules that apply to public transportation, including design, reasonable modifications, and complaint processes. It includes sample letters for requesting an accommodation.

State of Texas: Transportation

Information about public transportation in the State of Texas

The Arc Minnesota: Transportation Resources

Information about transportation services in the State of Minnesota from The Arc of Minnesota

Massachusetts: Accessible Transportation

Information about accessible transportation in the State of Massachusetts

Air Consumers and Disability

This page from the U.S. Department of Transportation tabulates the various rules, guidance, and enforcement orders on disability and air travel.  

The ADA & Accessible Ground Transportation

From the ADA National Network, this page summarizes the ways the ADA applies to both public and private transportation providers. 

Every Ride Counts

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center promotes the availability and accessibility of transportation options for older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers. Every Ride Counts provides campaign materials to promote accessible transportation options in your community. 

ADA Paratransit Eligibility

ADA Paratransit Eligibility (via Disability Rights Education Defense Fund) has information to assist people with disabilities to obtain an accurate and fair ADA paratransit eligibility determination. Many people with disabilities who should be eligible for paratransit services according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are denied eligibility because transit agencies are not accurately assessing their capacities.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RT5043). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this website do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.