Transportation and Travel

Canadian Association of the Deaf-Association des Sourds du Canada (CAD-ASC) shares its expertise on accessible transportation with the Minister of Transport and the Canadian Transportation Agency to improve accessibility issues for Deaf people that we monitors the services provided by transportation carriers.

Resources

For more information on the topics, please consult the following sites:

  • Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA): The CTA is a regulatory agency with the authority to require transportation service provider within federal transportation network such as air, rail, and marine to improve accessibility issues.
  • CTA Accessibility Advisory Committee: The Committee provides advice on accessibility issues and help the Agency develop regulations, Codes of Practice and industry guidelines on accessibility.
  • CTA Codes of Practice:The Codes of Practice describe aspects of accessibility for transportation providers.
  • Transport Canada: Transport Canada is the Federal Government department responsible for developing regulations and policies for the national transportation network.

For more information, please contact Frank Folino, CAD-ASC Representative to the CTA Accessibility Advisory Committee at ffolino@cad.ca