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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides: Washington, D.C. by Susan Burke, Ron Burke

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Tips for Disabled Travelers

All Metro stations are equipped with elevators, when out of service a shuttle service is provided upon request.

  1. Metrorail

    The metro is fully accessible to disabled travelers. The website (see Metrorail) gives detailed information about accessibility and has a link for out-of-town visitors who will be using the system temporarily. Tactile maps for the system are available at the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind. Over 70 percent of Metrobus equipment consists of kneeling buses or buses with lifts.

    Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

    • 202 454 6400

  2. Tourmobile

    This bus service provides access to mobility-restricted passengers, ...

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