Guide to Airport Rental Cars offers a section called Handicap Accessible Rentals that addresses how the disabled can rent automobiles. The page provides information about major U.S. airports that have handicap accessible car rentals. Also, listed on the site are companies that provide wheelchair accessible vehicles in place of rental automobiles that lack storage for wheelchairs. If you want to know more about automobile renting for individuals with disabilities, check out their site.
National Transit Resource Center a service of the Community Transportation Association, provides "citizens with instructional briefs, studies and reports, collected data, legislative facts, professional peer support, advice and mobility assistance." Information Specialists can work with any citizen on such issues as employment transportation, non-emergency medical transportation, mobility for seniors and disabled residents, rural challenges and coordination with human services. For more information, visit their website or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Horizons is sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and provides information for the air traveler with a disability. There is information on planning your trip, at the airport, getting on and off the plane, on the plane and compliance procedures.
Project Action's Accessible Traveler's Database is a resource of the National Easter Seals society. The database assists one in locating accessible transportation by location. Some of the services located for you include urban or rural public transit, van rental companies, private bus tour companies, taxis, airport transportation, and hotel and motel shuttles. To learn more or try out the database, visit their site or contact: Project Action, 700 13th St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20005, (202) 347-3066.
Scoot-Around North America provides the services of locating a rental scooter fitting your needs anywhere in America and having it delivered to your location, such as airport or hotel. For a free rental estimate or more information, visit their site and e-mail them or contact them toll free at (888) 441-7575 or by fax at (204) 772-6499.
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