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Using Web Accessibility Symbol


The use of the Web Access Symbol does not guarantee that this site is 100% accessible. The use of this symbol only denotes an effort to improve the accessibility of this web site conforming to the "Resolução do Conselho de Ministros" Nº97 / 99 that addresses Web content accessibility to people with disabilities in public administration websites.

Accessibility for all

Ensuring accessibility is a pre-requisite in promoting equal opportunities for people with special needs. Carris has expressed this concern by creating special services for people with reduced mobility, but also on the development of its website.
Following its policy of social responsibility, Carris developed a website in accordance with the Level A of WCAG 1.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0) [link para] and with W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) specifications and technologies, such as HTML and CSS.


Carris website makes use of Macromedia's Shockwave Flash plug-in for high-resolution animated graphics. If your browser does not have Shockwave Flash, you can download it by clicking on the link below.
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Many documents can be downloaded from this site as PDF files. PDF allows for press-quality printing and reading. To get the free Acrobat Reader software from Adobe, click on the link below.
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High Contrast Mode

To view pages in high contrast, follow these steps:
1. In Internet Explorer select "Tools" menu and click on "Internet Options"
2. On the "General" tab select the “Accessibility” button
3. Under “formatting”, select "Ignore colors specified on webpages", "Ignore font styles specified on webpages" and "Ignore font sizes specified on webpages" and that click “OK”

Alternative text

All the images used in CarriS Website have an ALT text that gives an image description for all type of support technologies, such as screen readers.

Related links:

UMIC's Access Program
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0
Microsoft Accessibility - Technology for Everyone
IBM - Accessibility Center