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Access-A-Ride is a shared ride, door-to-door paratransit service for people with disabilities. Access-A-Ride provides transportation for people who are unable to use public bus or subway service for some or all of their trips. MTA New York City Transit administers Access-A-Ride private carriers under contract to NYC Transit provide service.
Information on how to apply for a reduced-fare MetroCard.
Baruch College Computer Center for Visually Impaired People and MTA New York City Transit have teamed up to produce a series of raised line, large print maps depicting major portions of the New York City subway system. These maps contain grade one braille and large print labels and are meant to be read by touch, with large print backup for those who can use it. New York City subway system maps are available free from the MTA/New York City Transit, at (646) 252-2764.