Freedom to Travel Independently Across Town or Across the Country

Photograph of a man in a wheel chair exiting a bus.

Transportation is a vital element of independent living for all Americans. Dependable, accessible transportation is especially important for people with disabilities, many of whom rely on it to get to work and actively participate in their communities. Thanks to constantly improving public and personal transportation services, individuals with disabilities are enjoying greater access to employment, recreation and all that their communities have to offer.

This section of offers a wide range of information on accessible transportation systems, community transportation initiatives and federal laws and regulations to improve access and availability of bus, rail and air travel.

Please choose from the categories listed along the left-hand sidebar for more information on this topic.

  • The White House: President George W. Bush
  • The U.S. government's official web portal.