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New York State. Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Address:Paratransit Division, 130 Livingston Street Brooklyn NY 11201
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
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.
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 ($2.25).
Access for People with Disabilities:Equipped minibuses
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with,