PennDOT expands online services for people with disabilities – Times News Online
Published on July 26, 2022 at 11:31 am
In an effort to help provide its customers with improved service and increased convenience, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that customers who have a handicapped parking plate may now have the option to renew, receive a replacement or update their address on their permanent person. with Handicaps Parking Placard online from the comfort of their home.
“This new online service is an added convenience for customers who require accessible parking,” said PennDOT Assistant Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers. “The Commonwealth also benefits from cost savings associated with mailing products and notifying that a product has been renewed.”
The initiative, part of PennDOT’s effort to modernize its operations, reduces wait times for customers by eliminating in-process mail and subsequent processing of paperwork. Customers with temporary disabled parking plates will also be able to update their address and request replacement IDs through this online service.
“Making this service available online is a positive move for all Pennsylvanians looking for a handicapped parking plaque,” said Lisa Biggica of UniqueSource Products & Services. “It is essential that this important accessibility service itself be easily accessible and easy to obtain. It makes sense to the more than two million Pennsylvanian adults living with disabilities.
To renew a plate online or for additional information on the services provided, including how to obtain a plate, please visit the Disability Information page on the Driver and Vehicle Services website.
Plate holders will continue to receive a renewal form in the mail approximately 60 days before they expire.
Customers can obtain a variety of other driver and vehicle products and services, including all driver training forms, publications and manuals, online through PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website.