Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity and access for persons with disabilities.

The Federal Transit Administration works to ensure nondiscriminatory transportation in support of our mission to enhance the social and economic quality of life for all Americans. The FTA Office of Civil Rights is responsible for civil rights compliance and monitoring to ensure nondiscriminatory provision of transit services.

Tips for ADA Compliance

ADA Regulations

Proposed ADA Circular Chapters

DOT ADA Final Rule 10/19/2011

 ARRA and Civil Rights

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Rider manuevering wheelchair off of low-floor bus using ramp.