Public Transportation for Everyone in Ontario

Public Transportation for Everyone in Ontario

December 21, 2018 Greg Thomson

Under the Transportation Standard of the AODA, companies that provide public transportation have to create and implement policies and plans to make their services accessible to passengers with disabilities. Since this law has been enacted, public transit has taken steps to make it easier for everyone to use their services.

Public transportation includes:

  • City buses
  • Trains
  • Streetcars
  • Taxis
  • Ferries

In this article, we outline some of the mandated accessibility features for Ontario public transit. For instance, accessible features includes:

  • Stops, shelters, stations, and platforms
  • Vehicles
  • Audio and visual announcements
  • Transit information

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Accessible Stops, Shelters, Stations, and Platforms

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