New York State. Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Address:Paratransit Division, 130 Livingston Street Brooklyn NY 11201
Telephone(s):877-337-2017 718-393-4999
World Wide Web: http://mta.info/nyct/paratran/guide.htm


Access-A-Ride vans are blue-and-white vans that transport disabled riders from their front doors to doctors' offices, senior centers, and other appointments, anywhere within the five boroughs. Call one to two days in advance for rides. Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays.


Mon - Fri. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Eligibility Requirements:

Call for Eligibility.  To qualify, riders must meet at least one of two criteria: they must be unable to use fixed-route transportation and/or they must be limited from using fixed-route transportation because of a physical barrier, such as a hill or wall.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

A copy of your paratransit ID card (front and back) or other equivalent paratransit eligibility documentation issued by the city or town in which you reside. If you don’t have these documents, you must submit proof of residency outside of New York City and proof of disability. A legible, dated and signed letter from a doctor or rehabilitation professional indicating an individual’s disability is acceptable proof.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Cost of ride is same as subway or bus ($2.50).
Access for People with Disabilities:Equipped minibuses

Services Offered:Transportation
Languages Offered:Spanish
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with