The greater Newark region welcomes all visitors and is accessible to guests with disabilities. From our transportation hub Newark Penn Station to our major attractions, our venues are ADA-compliant.
Newark Liberty International Airport Shuttle & Ground Transportation Service
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) Accessibility Services, (973) 961-6000 | Click Below for accessibility and handicapped services with Newark Liberty International Airport.
Please note that it is best to arrange for any special assistance you may need in advance, either directly with your airline or through a travel agent.
NJ TRANSIT Accessible Services: 973-275-5555 | Offering accessible service via rail, bus, light rail, and paratransit links.
Access Link: NJ TRANSIT, Call: 800 955-ADA1 | 800 955-6765 (TT)
PATH Accessibility: 800-234-PATH (7284) | Offering handicap accessible access at the following stations: Newark Penn Station, Harrison, 33rd Street - NYC, World Trade Center - NYC, Journal Square - Jersey City, Exchange Place - Jersey City, and Newport - Jersey City/Hoboken.
MTA in New York: 511
Amtrak Accessible Travel Services: 800-872-7245 | Amtrak provides a multitude of services for passengers with disabilities.
Essex County Office on Aging & Disability: Provides paratransit services within Essex County for disabled persons and seniors. Must make reservations in advance. Special transportation hotline: 973 395-5858
Additional Information: NJ statewide telephone relay (TTY) available at 711 or 1-800-852-7897
For accessible transportation, please make advanced reservations:
Medical Equipment Loan Services
Visitors may rent medical equipment such as manual wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and other equipment by getting in touch with the following companies:
Angelos Pharmaceutical Services Inc, (973) 589-6530
Bmrr Corporation, (973) 482-5353
Campus Pharmacy, (973) 824-8664
Cdc Plus Inc, (963) 485-9150
Library Services for the Blind & Physically Disabled
The Newark Public Library's Special Services Room, located on the first floor of the Main Library, features a variety of services, equipment, and programs.
The room is open Tuesdays – Fridays from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. by appointment only.
For more information, please call 973-733-5412.
Special Services has partnered with the New Jersey State Library Braille and Talking Book Center to provide specialized equipment and media in Braille and recorded format. The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC), founded in 1967, is a library that provides no-cost, home-delivered services, on behalf of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled to children, teens and adults in New Jersey who have difficulty reading standard print or trouble holding a book.
Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
ASLIRS, Inc. is able to support the communication needs of visitors who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing by providing the most professional, high quality, and customer-oriented reliable services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days-per-year:
ASL Interpreter Referral Service, Inc (ASLIRS, Inc), 800-275-7551
Entertainment & Attractions:
Prudential Center: The state-of-the-art arena is fully compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and offers a multitude of services and accessible ticketing.
NJPAC: Offers a variety of services to make your visit as easy and rewarding as possible.
Red Bull Arena: Red Bull Arena has ADA seating in all price levels including in their skyboxes. Handicap parking is located just outside Red Bull Arena. To purchase accessible seating call: 877.RB SOCCER
Newark Museum of Art: Offers barrier-free entrance, café service, and restrooms.