The City of Burlington offers quality social and recreational programs for children, youth, teens and adults with disabilities living in the Burlington and surrounding areas. Our programs foster a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment that promotes individuality, acceptance and confidence in the participants.
Learn more about Programs for People with Disabilities.
All Burlington Transit regular service routes are serviced by an accessible bus. Low floor buses can be lowered to curb level and deploy a ramp making them accessible to all our passengers. Our accessible buses make riding the bus easier for passengers who use personal mobility devices, have limited mobility or a permanent or temporary injury.
To learn more about the accessible features offered on Burlington Transit buses, please view the following Closed Captioned video.
Learn more about Accessible Transit Service.
Handi-Van service is offered by Burlington Transit for people with functional disabilities who have been approved for transportation by the Handi-Van Advisory Committee.
Vehicles displaying an Ontario Accessible Parking Permit may park at all Municipal locations without having to pay the required standard parking fees, for the maximum time allowed in accessible or regular spaces. These downtown locations include:
A valid Ontario Accessible Parking Permit must be clearly visible. Accessible Parking By-law 41-2014 Section 12 - Parking Exemption.
The Council chambers at City Hall are equipped with a wide-area FM transmitter that automatically changes FM users' personal receivers to the frequency used in the chambers. Don't have a personal
receiver? No problem - the City has them available for loan.
We provide live, open-captioned broadcasts of Council meetings and Standing Committees of Council, including:
Captioning provides benefits to all Burlington residents, especially to those who have hearing loss. Captioning is broadcast on TVCogeco, can be viewed on the large screen televisions in Council Chambers and is archived in our meeting webcasts on the City's website.
We would be pleased to provide you with communications in an alternative format that suits your needs.