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Vehicle accessibility features

Buses

ISA SymbolAll our buses are accessible. They are identified with the blue and white ISA (International Symbol of Accessibility) wheelchair symbol.

The following features can help you get around on the bus:

  • “Kneeling” lets the bus to lower to the curb for easier boarding
  • Slip-resistant ramp with raised edges to prevent your assistive device (wheelchair, walker or scooter) from rolling off
  • Cooperative Seating logoCooperative (priority) seating near the front of the bus for customers who have difficulty standing on a moving bus

  • Two spaces for persons with assistive devices. Each of these has stability belts to secure your device. A stop-request button is also located nearby. When pushed, it sounds a dual-tone and lets the driver know that the ramp is needed.
    Assistive mobility device spaces on a bus
  • Automatic announcement of next stops over the speaker system inside the bus: Next Stop Announcement System (NSAS)
  • Audio exterior announcements of the route and destination of the arriving bus
  • Next stop announcement screenVisual display of the next stop, bus route, destination and time on a sign inside the bus

  • Warning light and audio alarm when the bus or ramp are raised or lowered
  • Slip-resistant, low-glare floors
  • Lights at the entrances and inside the bus to help you board and exit
  • High-contrast handholds and grab bars

O-Train

All trains have:

  • Low-floor platform-level entrances
  • Cooperative Seating logoCooperative seating near the entrances for those who may have a hard time standing on a moving train

  • Audio announcement of next stops
  • Visual display of the next stop and time inside the train
  • Slip-resistant, low-glare floors
  • Lights at the entrances and inside the train to help you board and exit
  • Handholds and grab bars

Line 1 trains

Train accessibility features mockup

Each two-car train on Line 1 also has:

  • 14 accessible double doors
  • Bright yellow easy-to-reach grab bars
  • Door controls and intercoms at accessible heights
  • Audio and video messages repeating the station name at the train pulls into the platform
  • Audio tones signal when the doors are opening or closing

Line 2 trains

In addition to the features above, each Line 2 train has:

  • Accessible entrances at both ends of the platform for easy boarding
  • Two spaces for persons with mobility devices just inside the accessible entrance

Para Transpo

Para Transpo buses

These features can help you get around on Para Transpo buses:

  • Low-floor and kneeling for easier boarding
  • Two ramps with raised edges and high-contrast strip for boarding with an assistive device:
    • One ramp on the right side
      Para Transpo bus side ramp
    • One ramp at the rear of the bus
      Para Transpo bus rear ramp
  • Three spaces for persons using an assistive device. These spaces have a stability belt to secure your device
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  • Seating for six to eight passengers without a mobility device
  • Wider rear ramp and rear entrance for large and heavy self-propelled mobility devices
  • Lighting at the entrance and ramps
  • Slip-resistant, low-glare floors and ramps
  • High-contrast grab bars and handles at each seat and inside each entrance
  • Air conditioning

Taxis

Accessible taxi cabs also have these features:

  • Low-floor rear access for customers with an assistive device
  • Lower step at the side entrance for customers without an assistive device
  • One allocated space for a person with an assistive device. This space comes has stability belts to secure your device. If you use a mobility device or require assistance, advise the taxi dispatcher when you book your trip.
  • Seating for up to three passengers without a mobility device