What to do before you leave
Resources for this section:
The Accessible Road: Accessible Travel in Canada
Transportation: Getting to where you need to go
Renting a car
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.
Summary of Laws
Visit our Travel Planning page, found here, for more info