Will people with disabilities receive ID cards and discounted fares?
What provisions do you make for budget, especially in light of what is going about with Subway and LRT? Are you part of what is going on with Toronto and are you limited in allocation?
When we looked at the number of customers that we have now with physical disabilities, added the aging population and considered the increase in applicants based on the AODA’s expansion of the definition of disability, we knew we needed to develop a new service model. The Family of Services model is an outcome of that analysis and achieves the financial sustainability that we require to deliver services to our customers in the long term.
Procurement of new Wheel-Trans vehicles is completely separate from subway and LRT procurement so there is no impact from delays in those contracts. We are currently working with Metrolinx which plans to obtain new vehicles to be shared amongst several transit organizations; Wheel-Trans will be allocated approximately half of these new vehicles.We encourage you to go to the (ADD INTERNAL LINK HERE) and the associated YouTube video for additional detail.
When are you going to have accessibility in Leslieville?
When do you plan to phase out the current Wheel-Trans vehicles? What will you replace them with and what is the capacity.
Do you have a definite plan for ten years? Do you have the budget to deal with it or do you have to fight every year.
Yes, we went to the TTC Board in February with a strategy in principle, which they approved. This includes support of our budget request for project elements over the next 3 years. We have met with every TTC Board member and some city councillors to make sure they are aware of the benefits of this strategy and to make sure they approve the budget.We encourage you to review the (ADD INTERNAL LINK HERE) and the associated YouTube video for additional detail.