Questions and Answers About Wheelchairs and Bus and Rail Service
Answers are provided to questions including:
- What is a “wheelchair”?
- Is an electric scooter a wheelchair?
- Is a transportation operator required to carry “overweight” wheelchairs?
- Does a wheelchair need brakes to use the transportation service?
- Can an operator require a person to transfer from a wheelchair to a vehicle seat?
- May a transit operator require that wheelchairs be secured in buses and vans?
- Does a wheelchair user have to use the seat belt and shoulder harness?