Tag: @Amtrak

Thank you Hadley School for the Blind!

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A big thank you to Haldey school for the Blind for interviewing me about Amtrak travel with a guide dog. You can tune into Hadley’s Travel Talk at: https://www.hadley.edu/ I appeared on the April 23rd show and we talked about the whole process of Amtrak travel from start to finish.Read More …

Traveling vis train with a guide dog

Image of an empty roomette on the Amtrak California Zephyr.

Taking short trips with a guide dog are generally painless affairs, but recently I thought my guide Fauna would be up to the challenge of a week long trip to California. We started with a 33 hour train ride from Denver on the California Zephyr and ended up with aRead More …

Riding the rails with a guide dog

Fauna the black Labrador guide dog wearing her Guide Dogs for the Blind harness sits outside next to the Amtrak California Zephyr. She is looking away from the camera.

New article with a ton of great tips and tricks for riding Amtrak long distance with a guide dog. Fauna and I had a great time traveling to California from Denver riding Amtrak’s California Zephyr for 33 hours. https://www.blindtravels.com/riding-amtrak-long-distance-with-a-guide-dog/

I’m back, new work and our next trip

Thank you for all the concerned messages, for the last few weeks I have been out of commission due to a broken hand. During the last snowstorm here in Colorado, I took my guide dog Fauna out for evening relieving and didn’t see the ice that had built up onRead More …

Carriers who go the extra mile for ADA customers part 2

Couples Sans Souci resort in Jamaica. a beautiful orange sunset over the ocean. Low mountains can be seen in the distance. More hazy mountains can be seen in the far distance. A few long clouds are illuminated by the orange sunset.

Note: I am not affiliated with Amtrak nor is this an advertisement for Amtrak. I am sharing my good experience with the company. Earlier this week, I talked about carriers who provide additional ADA support for their customers. I have had great experiences with other carriers and their ADA support,Read More …

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