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Accessibility Resources

Along with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and communities across the state, the MBTA provides accessible transportation services for seniors and people with disabilities, whether they’re residents or visitors. 

For more information about transportation accessibility in Massachusetts, browse the resources below. 

Massachusetts Transportation Resources

Regional Transportation Authorities

Brockton Area Transit (BAT)

BAT provides fixed route bus and paratransit service to the Brockton area, with service to the Ashmont MBTA station and Boston medical facilities.

Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)

GATRA provides fixed route and paratransit service in Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth counties, with shuttle service to regional MBTA Commuter Rail stations.

Montachusett Area Regional Transit (MART)

MART provides fixed-route and paratransit service in Northern Worcester and Western Middlesex counties, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail, and shuttles to Veteran Centers and hospitals in Boston and Worcester.

Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA)

WRTA provides fixed route and paratransit service to Worcester and nearby cities in central Massachusetts, with connections to Amtrak and the MBTA Commuter Rail.

MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA)

MWRTA provides fixed route and paratransit service in Framingham, Natick, and surrounding communities, with connections to regional MBTA Commuter Rail stations, and the Green Line.

Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA)

CATA provides fixed route and paratransit service in Gloucester and Rockport, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail.

Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA)

MVRTA provides fixed route and paratransit services in Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Newburyport, and the surrounding areas, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail and direct transport to Boston hospitals.

Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA)

LRTA provides fixed route and paratransit service in Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford and surrounding communities, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail, as well as Greyhound and Peter Pan bus lines.

Paul Revere Transportation

Paul Revere Transportation provides accessible shuttle service in East Boston and Winthrop, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail and Boston Logan International Airport.

Burlington Public Transit

Burlington Public Transit provides accessible weekday service in the town of Burlington, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail, LRTA, Lexpress, and Bedford Transit.

Lexpress

Lexpress provides accessible bus service throughout the Lexington area, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail.

Accessibility Resource Agencies

Department of Mental Health (DMH)

DMH provides access to the services and supports to meet the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults in the state of Massachusetts.

Department of Developmental Services (DDS)

DDS provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities in the state of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)

MCB provides an array of social and vocational services to individuals who are blind/visually impaired.

Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (MCDHH)

MCDHH provides information, services, and opportunities to people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)

MOD advocates for legal rights, opportunities, services, and accessibility for people with disabilities in the Commonwealth.

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

MRC advocates for the equality, empowerment, and independence of people with disabilities.

Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

DTA oversees public assistance initiatives for individuals and families in need throughout the state.

The United States Access Board

The U.S. Access Board advocates for the equality of people with disabilities through the design of accessible guidelines and standards for transportation, medical services, technology, and communication.

Boston Center for Independent Living (BCIL)

BCIL provides services, information, and support to people with disabilities in the Greater Boston area.

Boston Commission of Affairs of the Elderly

The City of Boston connects older adults to the resources and information they need, including assistance applying for benefits, housing, and transportation.

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS)

GBLS provides free civil legal representation to low-income individuals in the Greater Boston area.

Disability Law Center (DLC)

DLC provides legal and civil advocacy for people with disabilities in Massachusetts.