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Assisted Transportation

Maine Resources

Maine Related Car/Bus/Ride Related Services:

Accessible Transit - A Southern Maine based list of transportation providers, and their ability to accommodate people with disabilities.

ADA Transit Service in Maine - Bus - Information about paratransit services across the state. Information on various accessible public transportation services are listed here, broken up by county and/or region.

Catch A Ride | RTP Rides - RTP offers paratransit services to people in Cumberland County. Some people pay a small fare for a ride, while others pay nothing for a ride (depending on income). RTP also offers a bus line from Bridgton to Portland called The Lakes Region Explorer. This bus operates Monday-Friday. Click the link for tickets and more information on all the services RTP offers.

Disability Plates/Placard - A helpful Frequently Asked Questions page about disability parking guidelines, put out by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Modivcare - Formerly known as Logisticare, Modivcare is one of the non-emergency transportation providers contracted through MaineCare.

Non-Emergency Transportation | Department of Health and Human Services - This is an informational page about non-emergency transportation for eligible MaineCare recipients.

Non-Emergency Transportation | KVCAP - Kennebec Valley Community Action Program offers a 18 fleet paratransit van service to low-income, elderly, and disabled people in the Kennebec Somerset counties of Maine. If you know someone who would like to volunteer to be a KV Van driver, you can find more information for that on this page as well.

North East Mobile Health Services - This company offers non-emergency wheelchair van transportation services based out of Saco, ME. While not associated with MaineCare, some insurance companies may cover the cost of this service.

RideSource | Maine - RideSource is a Maine based transportation company with a focus on non-medical transport. They also work with other non-profit organizations and schools to provide transportation services.

Maine Airline Travel Resources:

Bangor International Airport | Visitor's Guide - The Bangor International Airport Visitor’s Guide offers key information on accessibility services, terminal layouts, ground transportation, parking, and pet relief areas. It details facilities for passengers with disabilities, including accessible elevators and restrooms. The guide also covers security screening, wheelchair availability, and website accessibility, with contacts for additional support.

Portland International Jetport | Accessibility Page - Portland International Jetport offers accessibility features for travelers with disabilities. These include wheelchair assistance, accessible parking, ramps, elevators, and restrooms. Service animal relief areas and TSA Cares support are available. Passengers can arrange for wheelchairs and other accommodations through their airlines in advance. The airport also provides visual fire alarms, defibrillators, and accessible routes throughout the terminal. More information is available on their website.

National Resources

Flying with Disability - A site designed to provide impartial information and advice to all disabled people around the world who travel by air.

About the Air Carrier Access Act | US Department of Transportation - This page talks about the ACAA, which is a law that ensures equal access to people with disabilities while they travel on all US airlines, and to flights to or from the United States by foreign airlines.

Accessible Travel Services Overview | Delta Air Lines - Delta’s Corporate Accessible Travel Services Page. A good resource to look into if you plan to fly with Delta Air Lines specifically, as there are helpful forms and phone numbers on this webpage, in addition to specifics on flying with a wheelchair or other assistive devices.

Airline Passengers with Disabilities Bill of Rights | US Department of Transportation - This has a useful video which explains your rights as a passenger with a disability in the United States.

Cognitive and Invisible Disabilities | United Airlines - United Airlines’ guide to what to expect when you travel and are living with invisible disabilities. A useful guide that details your flight process step-by-step.

Passenger Support | Transportation Security Administration - TSA Cares is a program which assigns passengers with a Passenger Support Specialist if there are factors which will limit you from passing through security with ease. Other than disability, a few other factors qualify you for a TSA PSS, which is detailed in the link.

Traveling with a Disability | US Department of Transportation - Homepage for the Disability section of the US Department of Transportation. A good starting point for people flying with a disability.

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