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Metrolinx hosts 2016 accessibility public meetings,
November 3, 10, 17, December 6



Updated, Tuesday, *November 8, 6:44 a.m.*


Metrolinx wants you to share your ideas about how it and its operating divisions, GO Transit, PRESTO and Union Pearson Express, can make traveling around our region easier for people with disabilities.

It’s hosting four public meetings when you can provide your concerns, compliments and complaints about the accessibility of its services or suggest ways it can improve.

Staff have scheduled the events:

Events take place in:

Metrolinx has also organized a teleconference, where you can participate in a meeting remotely using your telephone or other devicve.

It’s also arranged to provide American Sign Language interpretation, real-time captioning, and attendant care at each of the in-person meetings.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, please e-mail staff at accessibility@metrolinx.com), or by calling 1-888-438-6646, or 1-800-387-3652 (for teletypewriter [TTY] only).

If you cannot attend, but would like to suggest improvements, e-mail accessibility@metrolinx.com, or by calling 1-888-438-6646, or 1-800-387-3652 (for TTY teletypewriters only).


Thursday, November 3

Metro Hall
55 John Street, Toronto

One-on-one discussions: 6:30 until 7 p.m. - Speak with Metrolinx staff.

Public meeting: 7 until 9 p.m. - Participate in roundtable discussions.

Getting there by public transit:

  • GO trains and buses to Union Station. Walk west six blocks along Front Street West and then two blocks north along John Street. Or: connect with TTC.
  • TTC subway trains along the 1 Yonge - University line to St Andrew Station. Walk west along King Street West four blocks to John Street. Or: transfer to streetcars at St Andrew.
  • Streetcars operating along the 504 King or 514 Cherry routes to King Street West and John Street. Metro Hall is on the southeast corner.

Thursday, November 10

From 6:30 until 8 p.m., staff make an overview presentation and then respond to questions or that you can submit before the event.

You must register confirm that you are participating. Staff will provide toll-free teleconference details to registrants. TTY will not be available.


Thursday, November 17

Abilities Centre
Theatre / Multi-Purpose Room (second floor)
55 Gordon Street, Whitby

One-on-one discussions: 6:30 until 7 p.m. - Speak with Metrolinx and Durham Region Transit staff.

Public meeting: 7 until 9 p.m. - Participate in roundtable discussions.

Getting there by public transit:

  • GO trains and buses to Whitby Station. Connect with DRT buses.
  • DRT buses operating along the 308 Whitby Shores route to Victoria Street West and Gordon Street. Walk north to the Abilities Centre.
Tuesday, December 6

Hamilton Public Library,
Central Branch,
Hamilton Room (Main Floor),
55 York Boulevard.

One-on-one discussions: 6:30 until 7 p.m. - Speak with Metrolinx staff.

Public meeting: 7 until 9 p.m. - Participate in roundtable discussions.

Getting there by public transit:

  • Hamilton-bound Burlington Transit buses operating along the 1 Plains route to York Boulevard at James Street North. Walk west along York to the library.
  • Hamilton-bound Burlington Transit buses operating along the 101 Plains express route to York Boulevard at Bay Street North. Walk east two blocks along York to the library.
  • Toronto-bound GO Transit buses operating along the 16 Hamilton / Toronto express, 18 Lakeshore West, 40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill and 47 Hamilton / York U routes to King Street West across from Summers Lane. Walk through the mall to the library.
  • Inbound Hamilton Street Railway buses operating along the 2 Barton and 3 Cannon routes to James Street North south of York Boulevard. Walk north along James North and then west along York to the library.
  • Inbound HSR buses operating along the 4 Bayfront and 20 A-Line express routes to James Street North across from Rebecca Street. Walk north along James North and then west along York to the library.
  • Outbound buses operating along the 4 Bayfront route to MacNab Street North north of York Boulevard. Walk south along MacNab North to York, then cross at the signal to the library.
  • Inbound HSR buses operating along the 7 Locke and 8 York routes to York Boulevard across from MacNab Street North, just east of the library.





























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