April 26, 2013

Power Wheelchairs Make for Good Accessible Transportation

When it comes to mobility, there is nothing better than being able to get around on your own with little to no assistance from someone else. For many people with mobility concerns, the solution is a power wheelchair. Power wheelchairs […]

April 19, 2013

Formal Functions Require Formal Accessible Transportation

Toronto is known in Canada as being one of the top destinations for parties, formal functions and Galas, abundant in limousines and formal wear. People who have limited mobility need to ride in style just as much as people who […]

April 16, 2013

Toronto cab companies agree to stop illegal extra charges for wheelchair passengers

Four Toronto cab companies have agreed to discipline drivers who charge wheelchair passengers more than the metered fare. Alessia Di Virgilio’s human-rights complaint has spurred cab companies to change their rules surrounding rates for wheelchair passengers. Human rights advocates are […]

April 12, 2013

Segway Pilot Project Coming to an End

Being disabled certainly has its limitations, as we all know. Accessible transportation needs vary from long distance travel to shorter excursions within the neighbourhood and it’s for these shorter excursions where the Segway becomes the go-to device. If you have […]

April 1, 2013

Making Wheelchair Transportation Easy!

It is important to recognize that simply because you have a disability, or are no longer able to drive, it does not need to impact your ability to get around. What most of us take for granted is that we […]

Toronto’s lack of wheelchair-accessible taxis could be ‘embarrassing’ for Pan Am Games

Most able-bodied people would be outraged if their taxi driver charged them $35 for a two-block ride, but many wheelchair users in Toronto say that has been their experience. The city is undergoing a major review of the taxi system […]