Q. What the ADA's requirements for public transit buses?
A. The Department of
Transportation has issued regulations mandating accessible public transit
vehicles and facilities. The regulations include requirements that all new
fixed-route, public transit buses be accessible and that supplementary
paratransit services be provided for those individuals with disabilities
who cannot use fixed-route bus service.
Q. Does the ADA cover air transportation?
A. Discrimination by air carriers in areas other
than employment is covered by the ADA but rather by the Air Carrier Access
Act (49 U.S.C. 1374 (c)).