The San Francisco Travel Association maintains a TDD/TYY information line at 415-392-0328. The Mayor's Office on Disability also has extensive resources on its Web site as do many City and County of San Francisco agencies located at www.sfgov.org. You can also download the latest version of the San Francisco Access Guide.

Access GuideWhen using public transportation, request a copy of the Muni Access Guide from Muni Accessible Services Programs 1 South Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94115; for assistance telephone 415-701-4485 or 415-701-4730 (TTY) weekdays or 311 anytime. In addition to accessible Muni Metro service, all but 1 Muni bus line are accessible. A Paratransit Taxi service provides discount taxi service to qualified disabled persons unable to use public fixed route transportation (Muni); a certification form may be requested from the San Francisco Paratransit Broker at 415-351-7000, TTY 415-351-3942.

Golden Gate Transit, which operates bus and ferry service between San Francisco and Marin County, has published a handbook on accessible equipment and procedures, Welcome Aboard. For a copy, telephone 415-923-2000 or TTY 311.

Handicapped parking zones are clearly marked throughout The City with signage and blue curbs; disabled visitors may pay a $6 fee and present a state-of-origin permit/plaque with photo ID to obtain a temporary permit from DMV at 1377 Fell Street. There is a special line/window to assist individuals with disabilities.