September 12, 2016

The TTC invites the public and media to attend the annual Public Forum on Accessible Transit.

In addition to updates on TTC accessibility, attendees will hear about Wheel-Trans’ 10-Year Strategy that is being developed in response for the need to:

  • Offer our customers spontaneity of travel
  • Be inclusive and a part of the community
  • Help ensure and foster dignity
  • Expand our customers’ travel opportunities
  • Improve customer service.

The strategy also addresses new legislative requirements contained with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and recommendations provided by the City of Toronto Auditor General.

TTC staff and members of the Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit (ACAT) will be available, one-on-one, to hear feedback from customers before the start of the public forum.

Date:   Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016
Time:   One-on-One Discussions 6 – 7 p.m.
           Public forum 7-9 p.m.
Location:  Allstream Centre
Exhibition Place – 105 Princes’ Boulevard

An accessible shuttle bus will be available from Bathurst Station starting at 5 p.m. Regularly scheduled accessible service is also available on the 509 Harbourfront route from Union Station.
 
Wheel-Trans customers may book trips to the Public Forum as well. Please note that all return trips will be organized after the event finishes at 9 p.m. and will not be scheduled in advance.
 
Attendants, ASL and captioning will be available.

The forum will be streamed live at http://www.meetview.com/TTC20160915/ for those unable to attend (pre-registration is necessary).  Customers can also submit feedback by contacting TTC Customer service, or follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #TTCAccess.

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