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Paratransit is a transportation service for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use public transportation services. Public transportation agencies are required, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to provide paratransit services.
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits disability-based discrimination by public transportation services. Public transportation services include fixed route systems such as city busses and light rails.
This pub tells you about Amtrak’s policies for people with disabilities. The policies are about access in stations, trains and other services. If Amtrak does not follow the policies, this pub tells you what to do.