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Light Rail Accessible Features

MTA CUSTOMER WAITING FOR THE LIGHT RAIL ON A HIGH BLOCK PLATFORM

Ticket Vending Machine:
Ticket Vending Machines have audio instructions. Braille and raised letter instructions are on each machine.

Tactile Warning Strips:
There are yellow tactile warning strips in place at the edge of Light Rail train boarding platforms.  Please stand behind the tactile warning strip to ensure that you will be out of danger from the approaching train.

Access Buttons:
Press the button on the outside of the train to gain access. To exit, press the green button next to the door.

Level Boarding Platforms:
We also provide level boarding (High-Block) platforms at each of our Light Rail Stops for our customers who may be unable use the steps to board. At the first car in the train, the operator will deploy a boarding ramp to assist passengers in boarding from the High-Block Platform.   Please do not try to board the train until the boarding ramp is down. Operator will also deploy the ramp when you alight at your destination. 

Priority Seating:
There are seats in the front of each Light Rail car that are designated as priority seats for seniors and people with disabilities. The MTA requires that these seats be made available to eligible customers upon request. For the benefit of all of our patrons, operators

 

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