The University of Ottawa must provide accessible transportation to persons with disabilities. If the University’s general transportation services are not accessible, it must provide an equivalent service.

Who is subject to this standard?

  • All services of the University that provide transportation to individuals  eligible to use University transportation services, such as the campus shuttle.


As of 2011, uOttawa transportation services must be equally available to persons with disabilities. If the transportation is not accessible, an equivalent service must be provided to persons with disabilities upon request.
An equivalent transportation service is service that is similar to transportation the University provides or makes available to other users, including similar fares, schedules and routes.

Not required

  • Retrofit or modification of transportation vehicles not accessible to persons with disabilities.

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