Transportation Archives


January 1, 2005

Mckay-Panos Factum


January 31, 2013

CCD Comments on Regulatory Proposal to Amend the Air Transportation Regulations (SOR/88-58)

Within this document there are both proposals that we support and are pleased to see moving forward and there are proposals that raise significant concerns for us.  Read more.

March 4, 2010

Dealing with the t-word

December 4, 2008

CCD Wins Removal of Longstanding Barrier to Mobility and Travel

On November 20, 2008, CCD won the removal of another long-standing barrier to mobility and travel—air carriers' practice of charging additional fares to people with disabilities whose disabilities necessitated the use of an extra seat in-flight. Read more.

January 10, 2008

Reaction to Landmark Canadian Transportation Agency Decision: Disabled Canadians Jubilant to Have Transport Barrier Removed

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) released a landmark decision concerning the right of individuals with disabilities to travel by air without having to pay for a second seat, for an attendant or other use, to accommodate their disability. The Agency has recognized the right of these individuals to have access to a second seat without having to pay a second fare. Read more.


December 3, 2003

Via Appeal the Ruling

Minister of Transport/CTA

November 13, 2017

Presentation to Senate Committee on Transport and Communications (Special study connected and automated vehicles)

For people with disabilities, there are both advantages and disadvantages to automated cars and commercial vehicles. Read more.

February 21, 2017

A Long History of CTA Inaction in the Establishment of Accessibility Regulations

There has been a long history of CTA inaction in the establishment of accessibility regulations. Read more.

November 18, 2016


CCD identifies measures that could advance barrier removal in the federally regulated transportation system. Read more.

November 16, 2016

CCD Says Regulations Are Necessary to Increase the Accessibility of Passenger Transportation

On Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Montreal, Bob Brown, Co-Chair of CCD's Transportation Committee, will attend the federal government's roundtable discussion on planned accessibility legislation, as it relates to transportation. Among other recommendations, CCD will urge the adoption of comprehensive accessibility regulations.   Read more.

October 29, 2014

An Overview of Progress and Barriers in Federally Regulated Transportation

Pat Danforth, Chairperson of CCD's Transportation Committee, shares examples of how barriers are being removed in the Canadian transportation system and calls attention to obstacles which still must be addressed. Read more.