Transportation Resources

A Transportation Guide for Persons who are Blind or Have Low Vision

A Transportation Guide for Persons who are Blind or Have Low Vision contains helpful information about finding and using transportation options, and is designed for persons with vision impairments or those who serve them. Forward the link or print copies of the document as needed. Students or researchers may prefer to use the version with in-text citations, located on our Publications for Download page at http://www.blind.msstate.edu/research/nrtc-publications/download/.

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Reference:
Crudden, A. (2014). A transportation guide for persons who are blind or have low vision. National Research and Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision at Mississippi State University. Retrieved from http://www.blind.msstate.edu/our-products/transportation-guide/.

Last Updated 05/05/2014

Customized Transportation Plan

This customized transportation plan is meant to generate conversation between counselor and consumer regarding the consumer's transportation situation. The questions guide the conversation through various transportation routes, the consumer's transportation history, and the consumer's transportation options.

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Last Updated 03/20/2015

Transportation Briefs

Navigating Your Neighborhood Brief

Effective transportation begins in your neighborhood! Determine whether where you live is impacting your ability to travel and/or use public transportation.

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Orientation and Mobility Brief

The first step in developing your plan to get to and from work is to have good orientation and mobility (O&M) skills. If you've never received O&M training, take a look at this brief for an overview of the skills you can learn.

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Public Transportation Brief

When available, public transportation is typically the most cost effective method to get to and from work. If you're thinking about using public transportation, check out this brief for some helpful tips and questions to ask your local public transit providers.

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White Cane Brief

Countless individuals with blindness or low vision use a white cane to help them navigate their environment with greater independence and confidence. Check out this brief to help you determine whether a white cane might be for you.

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Last Updated 03/20/2015