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Public Spaces

Guide dogs May legally be brought into restaurants, hotels and other businesses.

Lodging Most hotels and motels have rooms set aside for disabled guests.

Public buildings Hotels, restaurants, theaters, museums etc. Required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to be wheelchair accessible and have accessible restroom facilities

Road crossings Street crossings are dangerous in Austin, with dozens of fatalities over the years. City Council has been considering audible crossing signals, but they are not yet in use.


  • Access-able Travel Source ( Travel information and links.
  • Mobility International USA ( Advises disabled travelers.
  • Wheelchair Getaways ( Van rental.