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What to do before you leave

Resources for this section:

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs

The Accessible Road: Accessible Travel in Canada

Transportation: Getting to where you need to go


Annual Reports on Disability-Related Air Travel Complaints

Report Airlines for ACAA Violations


Amtrak Accessibility & Special Needs Travel

Renting a car

Budget Accessible Car Rentals

Ride-Away Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Rentals

Enterprise Rental

Mobility Works

Accessible taxi’s

Accessible Taxis NYC

Go Accessible 365

Pedestrian travel

Smart Growth America

Resources :

SUNY Cortland’s IRRC-Inclusive Recreation Resource Center

Preparing to Fly FAA

Fly Rights: A Consumer Guide to Air Travel

The Opening Door, Inc: Access Guides by City

Accessible Vacation Home Exchange: Independent Living Institute

Emerging Horizons: Travel Information for Wheelchair Users and Slow Walkers

511NY is New York State's official traffic and travel info source. Whether you drive or take public transit, click below for precisely what you need, or simply dial 511 on your phone. The free, one-stop, all-encompassing Web and telephone service provides the latest on transportation services and conditions statewide. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The phone service is an automated, interactive voice system reachable by landline and cellular phones and driven by a user's voice or phone keys. 511NY features nine different calling regions statewide with unique calling menus tailored to the transportation services available within each region. Also free within the 511NY system is a personalized TransAlert subscription service that provides e-mail or cell phone text notifications of significant incidents on major highways and the greater transportation network in the state. 

Guide to Car Modifications for People with Disabilities: A guide that provides information on the average cost of common modifications, which cars are best to accommodate them, plus additional resources and grants available in every state.

Other Useful Websites

United Spinal Accessible Air Travel - A Guide for People w/Disabilities.

Have Wheelchair Will Travel


Tips for Travelers

Accessible Motorhome Travel

DEC Outdoors Accessible Recreation

Access Anything

Disabled Travelers


When We Travel

Ford Motoring Resources

Exceptional Vacations

Society for Accessible Travel and Hospitality

Summary of Laws


Access Board


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