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Montgomery County Transportation Options for Seniors and People with Disabilities  A comprehensive listing (PDF) of all accessible transportation services in and around Montgomery County, MD.  
TSA Cares The US Government Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) new program assists air travelers with disabilities or medical conditions successfully clear the required airport security inspections. "TSA Cares" is a help line to assist air travelers with disabilities and medical conditions, including persons with cognitive and psychiatric conditions. Please NOTE that TSA recommends that passengers call 72 hours (i.e., 3 full days) ahead of travel for information about what to expect during screening. Also note that although not listed on the TSA Cares website, you can request a "passenger assistance officer" be assigned to the disabled traveler; this person will meet the disabled traveler at the security check-point and guide them through the security clearance, having pre-arranged any necessary special processes/accommodations. (Be aware, however, that ALL travelers MUST pass through a security clearance.) For additional strategies to ease going through the TSA security check point, see the TSA Pre✓ (aka "TSA Pre-check") program. 
TSA Pre✓ (aka TSA Pre-Check) Program TSA Pre✓™ is a pre-screening initiative that makes risk assessments on passengers who voluntarily participate prior to their arrival at the airport checkpoint. TSA Pre✓™ allows select frequent flyers of participating airlines and members of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler programs who are flying on participating airlines, to receive expedited screening benefits. **Another TSA program, “TSA Cares” suggests that some disabled flyers and persons with medical conditions may also benefit from this program as the expedited screening may ease the stress and/or medical challenges of screening.** Eligible participants use dedicated screening lanes for screening benefits which include leaving on shoes, light outerwear and belts, as well as leaving laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in carry-on bags. The TSA Pre✓™ fee-based application process; applicants pay the enrollment fee (currently $85) online, or at an enrollment center. TSA Pre✓ cleared member status is good for a five-year term, after which members need to re-apply and pay another registration fee. Please NOTE that the TSA vetting process typically takes approximately 2-3 weeks.  
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