Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

June 19, 2008 17:00 ET

10 more TTC bus routes turn wheelchair friendly

Media advisory

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Health/Medical Editor, News Editor, Transportation Editor TORONTO ON--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - The TTC is pleased to introduce 10 more accessible bus routes. Starting on Sunday, June 22, the following bus routes will become wheelchair and scooter friendly: 300 Bloor-Danforth, 15 Evans, 31 Greenwood, 37 Islington, 110 Islington South, 311 Islington, 73 Royal York, 112 West Mall, 91 Woodbine and 92 Woodbine South.

With these additions, more than 70 per cent of TTC bus routes (120 of 167 routes) will be accessible.

The new routes will be served by low-floor, kneeling buses equipped with a flip-ramp. These buses can be identified by blue lights on either side of the front destination sign, and the blue international wheelchair symbol displayed above the front right bumper next to the entrance door.

All fully accessible buses include two wheelchair/scooter positions. The TTC now has more than 1,300 accessible buses in its fleet - and more are on the way!

TTC customers can call 416 393-INFO (4636) [TTY 416 481-2523] or visit www.ttc.ca for more service information and for a complete accessible route listing.
IN: HEALTH, INTERNATIONAL, SOCIAL, TRANSPORT, TRAVEL

Contact Information

  • Mike DeToma, Corporate Communications
    Primary Phone: 416-393-3741