Transportation Resources

Air Carrier Access Act
The Air Carrier Access Act prohibits discrimination by air carriers on the basis of disability and is enforced by the U.S. Department of Transportation, which maintains a hotline for complaints at (866) 266-1368 (voice); (866) 754-4368 (TTY).

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
AASHTO is the organization which maintains the "Green Book" for design of roads and highways and has begun to address accessibility of pedestrian networks.

American Public Transportation Association
The trade association of the public transportation industry.

Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Lots of data on transportation and documents from FHWA on public rights-of-way.

Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA)
CTAA is a trade association of providers of community transportation, including paratransit services for individuals with disabilities.

Federal Transit Administration
FTA regulates and enforces requirements of the ADA covering transportation facilities and systems. FTA maintains a technical assistance line on ADA questions at (888) 446-4511 (voice), (202) 366-0153 (TTY).

Project ACTION
Project ACTION (Accessible Community Transportation in Our Nation) was created by Congress in 1988 to promote cooperation between the disability community and the transportation industry. Project ACTION's products are designed to help implement ADA transportation regulations for public and private transportation operators, including human services agencies, paratransit, small-urban and rural transit providers. It has established a database of accessible transportation throughout the nation.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the new entity within the Department of Transportation responsible for protecting the nation’s transit system, has issued guidance to air travelers, including those with disabilities, on new security screening procedures.