Travellers with Disabilities

Travel within Colorado is getting easier for people with disabilities, but it’s still not easy. Public buildings are required by law to be wheelchair-accessible and to have appropriate restroom facilities. Public transportation services must be made accessible to all, and telephone companies have to provide relay operators for the hearing-impaired. Many banks provide ATM instructions in Braille, curb ramps are common, many busy intersections have audible crossing signals, and most chain hotels have suites for guests with disabilities. Also, some ski resorts offer programs specifically designed for skiers with disabilities. Download Lonely Planet's free Accessible Travel guide from http://lptravel.to/AccessibleTravel.

A number of organizations specialize in the needs of travelers with disabilities: