If a bus is full or is already carrying two mobility devices, the Bus Operator cannot pick up additional riders requiring accessibility seating. If the reserved areas are full, the Bus Operator will stop the bus to tell you and will let you know when the next bus is scheduled to arrive.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) became law on June 13, 2005. Under this landmark legislation, the Government of Ontario has developed mandatory accessibility standards that will identify, remove and prevent barriers for people with disabilities in key areas of daily living.
Click here for more information on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act.
Brampton Transit's bus operators are trained to provide the safest and most efficient service for riders with accessibility needs. Training includes safe operation of the ramp system and an understanding of customer needs. Don't hesitate to ask your bus operator any questions.
Ontario Law states that seat belts must be worn where provided. For customers under 16 years of age, the operator is responsible for ensuring that the customer's seat belt is securely fastened.
For customers over the age of 16, it is strongly recommended that in accordance with the law, the customer securely fastens the seat belt provided.