Access-A-Ride Usage in 2015

The NYU Rudin Center for Transportation analyzed 6.3 million trips on Access-A-Ride, New York City’s transportation service for people with disabilities. Approximately 150,000 people depend on Access-A-Ride (AAR), which has remained largely unchanged since 1993. The program cost New York City and State $467.7 million in 2016.

In the first-ever study of Access-A-Ride usage, the NYU Rudin Center analyzed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s data set of all AAR trips taken in 2015. Visit for data analysis. Map created by NiJel.