Travel Aids


OC Transpo offers several travel aids and tools
to assist customers with disabilities.

 

Bus Hailing Kits


Bus Hailing KitA bus hailing kit is a pocket-sized set of numbered cards that you can use to identify the route you want to board, to approaching bus operators. Large-text and Braille numbers are printed on the cards. The numbers should be held up at shoulder height.

Bus Hailing Kits are available free of charge, from either:

  • CNIB’s Technical Aids Centre at 613-563-4021
  • OC Transpo Accessible Transit Specialist at 613-842-3636, ext 52873
    (TTY: 613-741-5280) or accessibility@octranspo.com

Destination Cards


Destination CardUse a Destination Card to identify the bus stop where you want to get off. Hand the card to the bus operator when you board - the operator will let you know when you arrive at your stop.

Destination cards are available free of charge, from either:

Medical Emergency Card


Medical Emergency CardThe Medical Emergency Card contains valuable information about you - such as your name, address, emergency contact, and medical condition - in the event you are unable to communicate in an emergency. It is usually carried with a bus pass.

Medical Emergency Cards are available free of charge, from either:

If you feel unsafe, press the passenger assistance alarm

Passenger Assistance Alarms

Find them on all double-deckers, articulated buses and the O-Train!

Passenger Assistance Alarms

Let OC Transpo know

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Free Wednesdays for Seniors 65+

  • Unlimited rides, all day
  • All routes

You will still need to pay the full fare to ride Para Transpo on Wednesdays.

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