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Web Accessibility

The features available throughout the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) website have been designed to be in compliance with Federal regulations for Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you have any difficulty using assistive technology on this site or if you have any accessibility concerns, please contact us.

Text Size

This site is best viewed in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6+ and Netscape 7+. To assist low/impaired vision users of this site, the following steps will walk you through changing the text size on your computer using these browsers. These steps will allow you to permanently change the default text size settings in your browser window so that you will not have to enlarge the text each time you visit a site.

Please Note: Changing the text size may adversely affect the screen layout.

Firefox 1.0

To temporarily increase your font size:
From the Firefox menu bar select View, then Text Size, and choose Increase. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.

To make a permanent font size change:
From the Firefox menu bar, select Tools, then Options. Click on General and then on Fonts and Colors. Set the font sizes here.

Firefox (v.1.7 and greater on PC)

From the menu bar, select Tools, then Options, then click the Content panel. Under the Fonts and Colors section, adjust the settings to your preference. There is also an Advanced button for additional choices and customization.

Microsoft Internet Explorer (v.5.X and greater)

From the menu bar select View, then Text Size, and choose a suitable text size.

You can choose from five sizes: largest, larger, medium, smaller, smallest. The default setting is medium. More information on accessibility options for this browser can be found on Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 Step by Step Tutorials.

Netscape (v.5.X and greater)

From the menu bar select View, then Text Zoom and choose a suitable text size. You can choose a percentage of the original size. The default setting is 100%.

Third Party Viewers

Some of the files linked on this site are in Adobe Acrobat PDF, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel formats. You can download the viewers for these file types at these locations:

Alternative Version Requests

Every attempt has been made to provide these files in accessible formats. If you need to request an alternative version of a file posted on this site, please contact us.

Popup Blockers

Many users have pop-up blockers running on there computers which block new windows from opening. Several links on the FTA website open documents and other websites in new windows which can cause issues if a popup blocker is installed on your computer.