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Civil Rights Laws Covering Transportation Vehicles and Services


Mode of Travel
Relevant Civil Rights Law
Air Travel Air Carrier Access Act
Publicly-Operated Transportation, e.g., buses; subways Title II of the Americans with Disabilties Act
Paratransit Services Title II of the Americans with Disabilties Act
Amtrak Title II of the Americans with Disabilties Act
Commuter Railroads Title II of the Americans with Disabilties Act
Over-the-Road Buses, e.g., Greyhound; Peter Pan; Trailways Title III of the Americans with Disabilties Act
Privately-Operated Vehicles, e.g., hotel shuttles; tour buses; cruise ships Title III of the Americans with Disabilties Act
Taxicabs, Livery Services Title III of the Americans with Disabilties Act

Complaints

Complaints Alleging Discriminatory Treatment Against Disabled Travelers Under The Air Carrier Access Act
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/ACAAcomplaint.htm

Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Discrimination Complaint Form
www.ada.gov/t2cmpfrm.htm

How to File a Title III Complaint
www.ada.gov/t3compfm.htm

Prepared September 2008

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