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ADA and Paratransit Resources
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Text of the 1990 ADA legislation with amendments.
- Code of Federal Regulations
- Code of Federal Regulations relating to transportation
- Americans with Disabilities Act Paratransit Eligiblity Manual
- Now you have access to the very manual that evaluators use to determine whether you are
eligible to use the region's paratransit services.
- Paratransit Resource Guide
- Can't use regular public transit? MTC has released a directory of special taxi and van
services to help elderly and disabled riders get from Point A to Point B, especially if the trip
crosses county lines.
- Regional Transit Discount Card Program
- Public transit operators offer qualified persons with disabilities and senior citizens (age 65
or older) the Regional Transit Discount Card. The card will make it easier for you to show you are
eligible for reduced fares on the region's fixed-route bus, rail and ferry systems. This
large-print, online brochure describes how to become certified.
- Access Board
- Home page of the independent federal agency set up to address compliance with the ADA.
- ADA Documents Online
- Links to the text of numerous publications pertaining to ADA and ADAAG. Most are governmental
publications; some have been prepared by Cornell University.
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility guidelines
for buildings and facilities : Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) accessibility guidelines
- This document contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals
with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit eligibility manual
- This manual has been prepared to provide further guidance to transit providers in the development and implementation of
ADA paratransit eligibility determination processes.
- Civil Rights and Accessibility
- Collection of documents maintained by the Federal Transit Administration pertaining to civil rights, including
- Project Action: Accessible Community Transportation in
- This site, devoted to promoting cooperation between the disability community and transportation
industry, contains an Accessible Traveler's Database, a newsletter, and a list of Project Action
publications on such topics as consumer training, personnel training, needs assessment, and
- U.S. Department of Justice ADA Home
- ADA page maintained by the Department of Justice. It has links to ADA guides in both HTML and
PDF format, as well as links to settlement agreements, new and proposed regulations, technical
assistance materials and the ADA mediation program.
Transit Agency Information
- AC Transit (Alameda
- Paratransit rider information.
- Guide for seniors and people with disabilities using BART.
- Information on how to ride Caltrain if you have a disability.
- County Connection (Contra Costa County)
- Description of accessible services.
- Golden Gate Transit
- Guide to services available.
- MUNI (San Francisco)
- Accessibility information.
- Pleasanton Paratransit
- This service is for Pleasanton/Sunol adults age 60+ years and ADA qualified.
- SamTrans (San Mateo County)
- Description of the Redi-Wheels program.
- Sonoma County Paratransit
- A door-to-door transportation service administered by Sonoma County Transit.
- Vallejo Transit
- SolTrans bus service information.
- Valley Transit
- This page provides information regarding accessible services of VTA transit systems.
- This page provides information WestCAT's Paratransit Service.
- WHEELS Dial-a-Ride
- Dial-A-Ride is a paratransit service that provides door-to-door service to eligible disabled riders in Livermore, Dublin,
Pleasanton, and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Alameda County.
- Links to the library catalog.