Transportation is about a lot more than just receiving around. Our roadways, runways, and railways connect people with all of the things that make life worth living: family, education, job opportunities, and recreation. That’s why we here at DOT--and the entire Obama Administration--are laser-focused on civilizing access to transportation for all Americans.
Last week, I joined the White House monthly disability call with the Special Assistant to President Obama on Disability Policy, Kareem Dale, to talk about with hundreds of stakeholders everything we’re doing at DOT to get better transportation access for people with disabilities. In the twenty years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, there’s no doubt we’ve made important strides forward. But we won’t rest awaiting everyone has equal access to all forms of transportation.