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
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Office of Civil Rights
Find an accessible private transportation service in your area.
Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) provide accessible bus and paratransit services across the state.
Regional Transportation Authorities
BAT provides fixed route bus and paratransit service to the Brockton area, with service to the Ashmont MBTA station and Boston medical facilities.
GATRA provides fixed route and paratransit service in Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth counties, with shuttle service to regional MBTA Commuter Rail stations.
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.
WRTA provides fixed route and paratransit service to Worcester and nearby cities in central Massachusetts, with connections to Amtrak and the MBTA Commuter Rail.
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.
CATA provides fixed route and paratransit service in Gloucester and Rockport, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail.
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.
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 provides accessible shuttle service in East Boston and Winthrop, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail and Boston Logan International Airport.
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 provides accessible bus service throughout the Lexington area, with connections to the MBTA Commuter Rail.
Accessibility Resource Agencies
DMH provides access to the services and supports to meet the mental health needs of children, adolescents, and adults in the state of Massachusetts.
DDS provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities in the state of Massachusetts.
MCB provides an array of social and vocational services to individuals who are blind/visually impaired.
MCDHH provides information, services, and opportunities to people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
MOD advocates for legal rights, opportunities, services, and accessibility for people with disabilities in the Commonwealth.
MRC advocates for the equality, empowerment, and independence of people with disabilities.
DTA oversees public assistance initiatives for individuals and families in need throughout the state.
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.
BCIL provides services, information, and support to people with disabilities in the Greater Boston area.
The City of Boston connects older adults to the resources and information they need, including assistance applying for benefits, housing, and transportation.
GBLS provides free civil legal representation to low-income individuals in the Greater Boston area.
DLC provides legal and civil advocacy for people with disabilities in Massachusetts.