Accessibility

September 30, 2017

The March starts at Lincoln Park (step off at 12:30 pm) and march ends with rally on the National Mall at 7th St (2 pm onwards)

The March for Racial Justice organizing team values and encourages the inclusion of people with disabilities.  We are working to provide an accessible event and experience for disabled marchers coming to Washington, D.C.

Please scroll down this page to find information about Getting Around DC, Arriving for the March, and Accessibility and Accommodation Services.

Arriving for the March
You should plan to arrive for the start of the March at 10 a.m for line up. The March line up is Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C.

If you are arriving by DC Metro, it opens at 7 a.m and Eastern Market Station is close to the start of the March.

If you plan to go directly to the post-March Rally Site, the ADA Tent and ADA Seating section will be open by 1:30 pm. If you are taking DC Metro the closest stations are Smithsonian and L’Enfant stations. The March Rally site is located at/between 4rd  and 7th Streets (the stage will be positioned at 7th Street on the National Mall).

Accessibility and Accommodation Services

The March for Racial Justice is providing an accessible experience for all of our participants:
 

  • ADA portable restrooms will be located at Lincoln Park and the National Mall.

  • An Accessible Shuttle will follow the March procession, space is first come, first served. Boarding location will come sooner to the date. Please fill out the form on this page to submit your name.

  • March Marshalls will be available throughout the March to help the needs of participants with disabilities and give directional information.

  • First Aid will be located at the march start at Lincoln Park and at the National Mall. The team of medics will be traveling with the March procession.

  • ADA Seating is available in front of the Rally stage at 7th St on the National Mall. Seating is first come-first serve and priority is given to people with disabilities plus one attendant per person.

  • American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at both the march start and at the rally.

Getting Around DC

Accessible Tourist Guides

Scooter, Wheelchair and Mobility Rental

Accessible Transit

Accessible Taxi

 

 

Getting Around DC

Scooter, Wheelchair and Mobility Rental

Accessible Taxi

DC Taxi Online
1-202-398-0500
Download mobile app "Taxi Transportation":  Apple   Android

Yellow Paratransit
1-202-544-1213
Download mobile app "Curb (Taxi Magic)":  Apple | Android


Arriving for the March

You should plan to arrive for the start of the March at 10 a.m for line up. The March line up is Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C.

If you are arriving by DC Metro it opens at 7 a.m and Eastern Market Station is close to the start of the March.

If you plan to go directly to the March Rally Site, the ADA Tent and ADA Seating section will be open by 2 pm. If you are taking DC Metro the closest stations are Smithsonian and L’Enfant stations. The March Rally site is located at/between 3rd  and 7th St NE.

 

Accessibility and Accommodation Services

The March for Racial Justice is providing an accessible experience for all of our participants:

  • Water and ADA portable restrooms will be located at Lincoln Park, the National Mall, John Marshall Park and Navy Memorial Plaza. 

  • An Accessible Shuttle will follow the rear of the March procession, space is first come-first serve. Boarding location will come sooner to the date. Please fill out the this form to submit your name.

  • March Marshalls will be available throughout the March to help the needs of participants with disabilities and give directional information.

  • Extra water, juice and snacks for people who experience low blood sugar and masks for chemical sensitivity disability will be available on site.

  • First Aid  will be located at the march start at Lincoln Park and at the National Mall. Also roving bicycle medics will be traveling with the March procession.

  • ADA Seating is available in front of the Rally stage at 7th St SW on the National Mall. Seating is first come-first serve and priority is given to people with disabilities plus one attendant per person.

  • American Sign Language interpretation will be provided at both the march start and at the rally.

  • Simultaneous Translation from English to Spanish will be available near the front of the rally by the stage.

If we haven't met your needs, we want to hear from you. Submit your request and we'll do the best we can to help you have an accessible experience.