Information for drivers and users of public transportation................

Also includes resources for travelers with special needs......








Vital Connections is a program of the Partnership to Preserve Independent Living









Maps and Driving Directions


Yahoo Maps
Maps and driving directions for North America and Europe.

Road Conditions

California Highway Patrol 
Current traffic and highway conditions 
California Department of Transportation
Various topics, including road conditions


Public Rail and Buses

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority
Transit services and information for Los Angeles County. 

Southern California rail.  

Serving the San Bernardino Valley

Orange County Transit Authority
Orange County bus and rail services.

Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency (Desert Roadrunner)

Riverside Transit Agency (RTA)
Serving Western Riverside County

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
Transportation services information.

SunLine Transit Agency 
Serving the Coachella Valley.

Beaumont-Banning Pass Transit



Blindness Support Services

Travel Training Program - Learn how to be independent riding on the fixed route bus system in Western Riverside County and then using the same techniques somewhere else.  Free of Charge!

City of Riverside Special Transportation

Disability Travel and Recreation Resources

Provides resource links to sites to help with travel planning, specific destinations, transportation for persons with disabilities, including air travel.  There is a section “Especially for Children” and a list of recommended books that are available for travelers with disabilities.

Resources for safe, independent living, and the prevention of injuries in the older adult population. 

 Omnitrans Access

A curb-to-curb service for the functionally disabled in the San Bernardino Valley

RTA Dial-A-Ride

Curb-to-curb services in Western Riverside County

Provides information on availability of transportation throughout Riverside County in partnership with the Riverside County Office on Aging and also helps with volunteer escort transportation for the elderly and persons with disabilities.