Fall - Winter 2014
2014 TTC Public Forum on Accessible Transit
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Queen Elizabeth Exhibit Hall
Exhibition Place – 180 Princes’ Boulevard
One-on-One Discussions: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Take the opportunity to have a conversation with TTC staff and ACAT members on your own.
Open Public Forum: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
How to get there:
An accessible shuttle bus service will operate from Bathurst station to the Q.E. Hall starting at 5:00 pm. Return buses will start at 9:00 pm.
Regularly scheduled accessible bus service is also available on the 29 Dufferin route.
For assistance in planning your trip using the TTC Accessible Transit Network, call TTC Customer Info at 416-393-4636.
Wheel-Trans customers can book their trips on-line at mywheel-trans.ttc.ca, or by calling 416-393-4222.
Attention: Please note that all return trips will be organized after the event finishes at 9:00 pm and will not be scheduled in advance.
Accessible Toronto Election
Find out more about our Election Accessibility Plan that includes information about your voting options, our accessible voting equipment and accommodations for persons with disabilities by visiting: http://www.toronto.ca/elections/accessibility or by calling 416-338-1111. For TTY service call 416-338-0889.
Some of the highlights of the Election Accessibility Plan include:
Accessible Voting Equipment
Voter Assist Terminals (VAT) will be available at all advance vote locations and one in each ward on election day. A variety of assistive devices are available to use with the VAT. Locations are available on the Elections website.
Accessible Voting Places
All voting places are accessible and information about each is available on the Elections website. Need help getting to a voting place? Book your Wheel-Trans pick up early https://mywheel-trans.ttc.ca
Instructions on how to vote will be available at all voting places in Braille, large print and in 25 languages.
Email Link to Electronic Newsletter
TTC Advisory Committee on Accessible Transit (ACAT) Request for Volunteers, Five (5) Positions Available
When: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm and Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Toronto City Hall, Committee Room 1, 100 Queen Street West
For more information call 416-393-4111 or TTY line at 416-393-4555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Introducing “Checker Taxi” – Our Newest Accessible Taxi Provider
Wheel-Trans welcomes the Checker Taxi Service company who now joins Scarborough City Taxi, Co-op Taxi and Royal Taxi. These companies will be accommodating you with wheelchair accessible taxis.
Introducing the New and Improved Online Trip Booking!
Manage your own Registered Addresses
Meet Your New Ride, Toronto!
TTC Travel Training Available at an Accessible Subway Station Subway Station
If you are interested in learning how to use the accessible features of a subway including boarding the train, email email@example.com or call Wheel-Trans Customer Service at 416-393-4111.