Accessibility Information

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About Accessibility Information in Transit

When information is available, Transit displays whether vehicles and stops are wheelchair accessible.  file-AngmyVGwWe.png

Enable Accessibility Information

  1. In the top left-hand corner of the screen, tap the gear icon:
  2. At the top of the screen, tap the middle slider icon: 
  3. Under My transit modes
    1. Select Show accessibility info to see accessibility information:



    2. Select Prioritize step-free options to surface results in our trip planner that are exclusively accessible, so they appear first:  

Identify Accessible Departures and Stops

From the nearby screen, you can distinguish:

  • Whether the closest station or stop to your location is accessible, 
  • Whether the next buses or trains at that stop are accessible.

The Route Map screen indicates which stops along the route are wheelchair accessible: 

The Schedule screen indicates whether the upcoming departures from your closest stop are accessible vehicles: 

Navigate your Trip with VoiceOver and TalkBack

For blind or visually impaired users, Transit is compatible with screen readers like VoiceOver (iOS) and TalkBack (Android). To navigate your screen, select an element, wait for it to be read aloud, then double-tap to select it. Information such as route names, stops, and trip duration are condensed into clear sentences to optimize your experience. 

You can also tap GO to navigate with step-by-step audio instructions throughout your journey, including when your stop is approaching.

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