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Here’s information on how TSA screens for medications, medical equipment and certain health conditions. Learn how you can provide the TSA officer with a TSA notification card or other medical documentation to describe your condition. Medications in pill or other solid form must undergo screening as well.
Planning on traveling by train? Here is the accessible information for Amtrak to provide safe, efficient and comfortable service. They have been working on making their facilities more accessible to customers with disabilities. From reserving an accessible space to what kinds of oxygen tanks are allowed onboard, this resource covers it all.
Did U Know? People with disabilities had to fight for equal access for bus service? Here is a list of the ADA requirements for over-the-road bus companies large and small. Know your rights!
Are you eligible for para-transit? The Department of Transit has a guide and FAQ sheet about how para transit eligibility is determined and what fixed route providers need to do. You can learn about pick up and drop off, mobility devices, passenger accompaniment and more.
Cruise vacations can be excellent choices for travelers with disabilities, but choosing the right cruise line is important. Cruise lines must copy with the ADA requirements, but there may be differences in amenities and programs for passengers with disabilities. Check out this booklet for points to consider.