Accessible Transportation Standard Regulation

What We Heard Report

The Accessible Transportation Standard Regulation is the fourth of five standards under The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA). The AMA sets out a path to remove, reduce, and prevent barriers through the development of accessibility standards in five fundamental areas of daily living.

In 2020, the Accessibility Advisory Council made their recommendations on an Accessible Transportation Standard to the Minister of Families. In developing their recommendations, the council sought advice from a standard development committee, as well as comments from the public and community disability organizations.

The Manitoba government is pleased to present its draft Accessible Transportation Standard Regulation for public feedback, based on recommendations from the Council.

You can read the draft standard and FAQ’s at the Manitoba Regulatory Consultation Portal.

Whether you are a person with a disability, a community organization, a municipality, or a transportation provider (or other person/organization), we want your feedback.

If you have any questions, require this information in an alternate format, or would prefer to provide your comments by phone, email or mail, please contact the Manitoba Accessibility Office (formerly the Disabilities Issues Office):

Manitoba Accessibility Office
630 - 240 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0J7
Phone: 204-945-7613, Toll-free: 1-800-282-8069, Ext. 7613
Email: MAO@gov.mb.ca


Webinar

The Manitoba Accessibility Office is hosting a Zoom webinar on March 22nd 2023 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to hear your feedback on the proposed Accessible Transportation Standard.

The webinar will provide an overview of the standard and offer the opportunity to provide your perspective and ask questions.

ASL interpretation and closed captioning will be available and a recording will be available to those unable to participate in real-time.

Click the Zoom link to join the webinar on March 22nd at 1:30 PM CST.


Share Your Story

Hearing about your experience is important to us. It helps us plan for future initiatives, such as public awareness campaigns and targeted educational and compliance activities.

We’re interested in hearing from all Manitobans, including people with disabilities, persons with long-term health conditions or illness, seniors, caregivers, family, friends, and natural supports and others interested in this area.

Use the story tool on EngageMB or email your story to MAO@gov.mb.ca.

What We Heard Report

The Accessible Transportation Standard Regulation is the fourth of five standards under The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA). The AMA sets out a path to remove, reduce, and prevent barriers through the development of accessibility standards in five fundamental areas of daily living.

In 2020, the Accessibility Advisory Council made their recommendations on an Accessible Transportation Standard to the Minister of Families. In developing their recommendations, the council sought advice from a standard development committee, as well as comments from the public and community disability organizations.

The Manitoba government is pleased to present its draft Accessible Transportation Standard Regulation for public feedback, based on recommendations from the Council.

You can read the draft standard and FAQ’s at the Manitoba Regulatory Consultation Portal.

Whether you are a person with a disability, a community organization, a municipality, or a transportation provider (or other person/organization), we want your feedback.

If you have any questions, require this information in an alternate format, or would prefer to provide your comments by phone, email or mail, please contact the Manitoba Accessibility Office (formerly the Disabilities Issues Office):

Manitoba Accessibility Office
630 - 240 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0J7
Phone: 204-945-7613, Toll-free: 1-800-282-8069, Ext. 7613
Email: MAO@gov.mb.ca


Webinar

The Manitoba Accessibility Office is hosting a Zoom webinar on March 22nd 2023 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to hear your feedback on the proposed Accessible Transportation Standard.

The webinar will provide an overview of the standard and offer the opportunity to provide your perspective and ask questions.

ASL interpretation and closed captioning will be available and a recording will be available to those unable to participate in real-time.

Click the Zoom link to join the webinar on March 22nd at 1:30 PM CST.


Share Your Story

Hearing about your experience is important to us. It helps us plan for future initiatives, such as public awareness campaigns and targeted educational and compliance activities.

We’re interested in hearing from all Manitobans, including people with disabilities, persons with long-term health conditions or illness, seniors, caregivers, family, friends, and natural supports and others interested in this area.

Use the story tool on EngageMB or email your story to MAO@gov.mb.ca.

Share Your Story

Share a story about a transportation service you experienced in Manitoba. 

Were you able to benefit from the same services, in the same place and the same or in a way similar to how others received services?

What went well and what could have improved the experience? 

CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

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