Have your say about Transit, Recreation and Culture and Accessibility

Public consultation meeting

The City of Sault Ste. Marie Transit, the Accessibility Centre and the Recreation and Culture Department, is hosting a public consultation event on matters of accessibility. The session takes place Wednesday, November 29 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Accessibility Centre in the John Rhodes Community Centre. Styled as a “come and go” residents can voice their opinions, provide feedback, and contribute to the betterment of the City’s accessibility and recreational amenities.

Accessibility accommodations provided at the event:  American Sign Language Interpreter (ASL interpreter) will be available via Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), and alternate formats will be made available upon request.

Transit seeks community input: The Transit department is seeking input regarding its Accessibility Plan, design criteria for bus stops and shelters, and the necessity, location, and design of on-street accessible parking. Copies of Transit’s Accessibility Plan and accessibility policies will be available, along with information on Parabus services.

Enhancing Accessibility: The Accessibility department will be consulting on the Corporation’s Accessibility Plan and the need for on-demand accessible taxis. Copies of the Accessibility Plan and accessibility policies will be available for review. Staff will be gathering insights into any customer service barriers encountered by the community.

Recreation and Culture Updates: The Recreation and Culture department will be seeking input into Pointe Des Chenes and the location of rest stops and benches along the Hub Trail. Residents can influence the future of recreational facilities and cultural offerings in the city.

Help shape the future of the City’s public services related to transportation, accessibility, and recreational opportunities. For more information, please contact Diane Morrell, Accessibility Coordinator at 705-547-7310.


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