Whether through private transportation or public services, getting out and about is important to maintaining an active lifestyle.


Getting from Point A to Point B in a wheelchair can be challenging, but there are resources available to help you get around.

Whether you need assistance transferring or fully accessible vehicle services, these organizations can help.

Public Transit

Ride Sharing

Public Transit

Elevators and Escalators
WMATA provides detailed information regarding elevator statuses and accessibility in the Metrobus and Metrorail system.


Metro Access
MetroAccess is a shared-ride, door-to-door, paratransit service for people whose disability prevents them from using bus or rail.


Reduced-Fare SmarTrip
Metrobus and Metrorail customers with disabilities may be eligible to ride at a discounted rate.


Ride Sharing

Lyft Accessibility
The Lyft app allows passengers with accessibility needs to enable Access Mode. In certain markets, when Access Mode is enabled, passengers may request a vehicle that is specially outfitted to accommodate wheelchairs.


Riders who use motorized wheelchairs or scooters can in certain cities request a ride in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV).


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