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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.

  • Bus maps for all five boroughs of New York City

  • From the New York State Dept. of Motor Vehicles, a listing of Accident Prevention (defensive driving) Course Providers for the Point and Insurance Reduction Program.

  • AARP's Driver Safety Program is designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Classes are offered nationwide, search for one near you.

  • NRSF promotes safe driving through public awareness. Select Products to download a free copy of NRSF's publication "Flesh, Metal and Glass."

  • Map of the New York City subway system

  • A number of different DMV publications are available here including the Driver's Manual, Road Test Tips, and Child Passenger Safety. Many publications are also available in Spanish.

  • 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.

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