Accessibility

6:59 p.m., March 21, 2018. The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery has put the Dynamic Symbol of Access on their front door. This is an example of a place where the updated symbol can be used without contravening the Ontario Building Code.

As city delays bringing forward plan to implement new accessibility symbol on its buildings,...

March 21, 2018 By Arianne Robinson A decision this week at the mayor’s Executive Committee reveals that the plan for how the City of Toronto will...

Moving forward: Accessibility icon set to change in Toronto

Jan. 24, 2018 By Arianne Robinson Toronto is even closer to joining the list of Ontario cities that will use a new accessibility icon, following an...

Activist group brings the active Accessible Icon “brand” to committee at city hall

Dec. 4, 2017 By Arianne Robinson A new accessibility symbol to reflect a more active lifestyle of people who use wheelchairs was presented at city hall...

Committee name change: Accessibility Advisory Committee

March 21, 2017 Advisory committee swaps “disability” for “accessibility.” The “Disability, Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee” changed its name to “Accessibility Advisory Committee” on Tuesday. “This is a...

War on the wheels

Weekend brunch and dinner party talking points about bike lanes in the winter Dec 17, 2016 If you’re a downtown driver in the winter and want to...

TTC staff asked for Wheel-Trans policy change

Disability, Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee May 25, 2016 At the Disability, Access and Inclusion Committee, members asked TTC staff for Wheel-Trans policy change. As the policy...

Toronto Police training on how to interact with people with disability, and SIU human...

April 16, 2016 At the city, the Disability, Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee also responded, if not directly, by passing motions that will push forward...