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Citizens With Disabilities Ontario (CWDO) is committed to the rights of all persons to participate fully in the civil, cultural, economic, political and social life of their communities.

Service Quality Committee

Chair:  Tracy Odell <>

Transportation Services

Under Transportation services, we are working on these issues:

  1. Availability of Accessible Transit. Ensuring that everyone, wherever they live in Ontario, has access to accessible transportation on par with their municipal transportation system (e.g., hours of operation; availability of transit)

  2. Peer Support to share ideas about making your local transit work for you.




New Resources

The Canadian Transportation Agency has reissued a code of practice and released some new formats for accessibility:

For more information or to request alternate formats, contact The Canadian Transportation Agency at

In the News

Not Enough Accessible Transportation in Thunder Bay (March 4, 2010)

New Streetcars On Track For Toronto (June 19, 2009)

Canada Transportation Agency Newsletter: Moving Ahead (Spring 2009)

Parking Fines Triple for Parking in Accessible Spaces, Fire Hydrant and Fire Route Spaces (March 14, 2008)


With more member involvement, we could do more!

Our Committees always welcome new members who share CWDOs mission and values. We meet as needed, using the IDEAL online conferencing system.

To join this Committee and to find out the next meeting date, please contact the Committee Chair.   You must first be a member of CWDO to join a committee, and have the Chairs approval. 

If you are new, you will need to complete and send us a Membership Form.

Please review our IDEAL Conference instructions to find out how to participate on a Committee.


Last updated September 6, 2010