Transportation

DRM provides information, advice, training, and limited legal assistance on matters related to eligibility and rider rights to individuals with disabilities who need access to Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Mobility paratransit services because they cannot use the bus, light rail or subway system. We are also involved in a lawsuit challenging certification and other MTA practices, with the goal of obtaining improvements for riders.

DRM filed a settlement with the Maryland Transit Administration on 1/23/17learn more about the case here.

Resources:

MTA Mobility Rider Rights and Self-Advocacy Guide
MTA Mobility Eligibility Appeals Self-Advocacy Guide 

 

Links:

Consumers for Accessible Ride Services (CARS):
https://www.facebook.com/CARSBaltimore/  

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Mobility Website:
https://mta.maryland.gov/mobility

Washington Metro Area Transit Administration (WMATA) Accessibility Resources:
http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/

WMATA MetroAccess Website:
http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/metroaccess_service/

US Department of Justice ADA Complaints Website:
https://www.ada.gov/filing_complaint.htm

National Aging and Disability Transportation Center:
http://www.nadtc.org/

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund ADA Transportation Topic Guides:
http://dredf.org/ADAtg/

Federal Transit Administration ADA Transportation Circular:
https://www.transit.dot.gov/regulations-and-guidance/fta-circulars/americans-disabilities-act-guidance-pdf

Federal Transit Administration 2016 Compliance Review of MTA Mobility:
https://www.transit.dot.gov/regulations-and-guidance/civil-rights-ada/mta-final-ada-report