Moving ahead

A blog about accessible transportation for persons with disabilities
Displaying 1 - 10 of 12 blogs.
The Agency wants to hear from you. Your ideas and suggestions can go a long way to make the transportation network accessible to everyone. On May 26, Scott Streiner, Chair and CEO, announced an initiative to revamp the Agency's regulations to better...
2016-06-15 | General, Accessibility needs
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated annually on December 3. It raises awareness and mobilizes support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society. This year's theme is ...
2015-12-02 | Resource Tools, Events
This year marked the 25th anniversary of People in Motion – Canada's largest disability exhibition. The event was held in Toronto on May 29-30.
2015-06-11 | Events
The Canadian Transportation Agency has published updated standards for ferry operators to ensure better service for people with disabilities. Highlights of updates to the Ferry Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: Code of Practice include:
2014-12-23 | Standards for accessibility, Ferries
The Canada Transportation Act legislates Canada's federal transportation system, including provisions to increase accessibility for persons with disabilities. Currently, the Act is being reviewed and the public is invited to submit suggestions by...
2014-12-19 | General, Accessibility needs
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2014-12-03 | General
The Canadian Transportation Agency proudly contributed to the 'Destinations for All' world summit, held October 19-22 in Montreal, where experts from more than 30 countries took the dialogue on universally-accessible tourism to a new and exciting level.
2014-11-20 | Events
Many individuals and organizations contribute their expertise to the Canadian Transportation Agency's work removing undue obstacles to persons with disabilities from the federal transportation system. They are members of the Agency's Accessibility...
2014-11-20 | Events
Whether you wish to travel with an attendant, or whether you're required to do so by an air, ferry or rail carrier, Travelling with an Attendant in the Federal Transportation System can help you plan your travel and understand your rights and...
2014-11-19 | Resource Tools
As part of the Canadian Transportation Agency’s website redesign, we created a Complaint Wizard to help people determine whether we can proceed with their complaint and to direct them to the correct form and process. The accessibility complaints process...
2014-11-19 | Complaints and disputes, General