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Appendix A: Summary of transit provider responses

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By Date, Degree, and Format of Compliance

(based on information received by end March, 2008)

  • 41 municipalities/organizations contacted
  • 40 replies received (exception: Coach Canada, federally regulated)
  • 38 municipalities/organizations fall under provincial jurisdiction (exceptions: Coach Canada, Ottawa (OC Transpo) and Windsor)

Compliance format
All transit providers indicating compliance with the request to announce all stops have committed to do so through manual announcement, except as noted:
* = manual call-out of all stops as interim accommodation while phasing in automated systems in the mid-to-longer term
** = automated system only

Already compliant, or compliant by end of 1st quarter, 2008: 5
Brampton*, Durham, Owen Sound, Sault St Marie and Toronto*

Will begin announcing all stops during 2nd quarter, 2008: 22

Fort Erie
GO Transit

Kawartha Lakes
Milton *
North Bay
St. Thomas

Thunder Bay
York Region*

Inexact or unclear date information, but appear likely to comply by end June:
Chatham-Kent* – informed service provider of need to announce stops
Hamilton* – Spring 2008 “at earliest”

Will begin announcing all stops during 3rd quarter, 2008: 4
London,** Kingston,** Peterborough,* Sarnia**

Will begin announcing all stops later than 3rd quarter, 2008: 3
Grand River** (2010)
St. Catharines** (within 3 years of AODA transit standard coming into force)
Windsor** – (2013) – federally regulated

Committed only to announce as/when mandated by AODA standard: 2
Brockville, Cornwall

Did not provide clear commitments regarding compliance: 4
Niagara: consulting with stakeholders over several months.
Sudbury: new system in Fall 2008 would “allow [them] to consider” audio and visual announcements.
Welland: Reviewing solutions for operator call-out and long term automated systems, consulting, seeking funding.
Ottawa: federally regulated, commits announcing major stops and intersections only: manual call-out until automated system in place by the end of 2008.

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