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Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund Public Consultation

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Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund – Notice of Public Consultation

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 2:11 pm
Last updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018, 4:03 pm

Dates & Times

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 9:30 am to Friday, February 16, 2018, 5:30 pm


City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West,
1st floor, Jean Pigott Place
Ottawa, ON K1M 1J1

Note: The first thirty (30) minutes of each session is reserved for registration, with each consultation session lasting approximately two (2) hours.

Tell us what you think!

The City will be hosting public meetings to obtain feedback with respect to how Council can use the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility funds to promote and foster accessible transportation services in the City of Ottawa.

Register Now until January 15, 2018

Advance registration is required to participate in the in-person Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund consultations sessions. The registration process for the session on January 30, 2018 is now closed, however registration for the session on February 16, 2018 will remain open until Friday February 2, 2018 at 4:30 pm. Please note that space is limited.

To register online, please click here .

If you are unable to register online, please call 311 and staff will assist you.  

Consultation Dates, Times and Locations:

Note: The first thirty (30) minutes of each session is reserved for registration, with each consultation session lasting approximately two (2) hours.

Friday, February 16, 2018

  • 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, 1stfloor, Jean Pigott Place
  • 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm - City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, 1stfloor, Jean Pigott Place

Information Package and Online Survey to be posted Wednesday, January 24, 2018 until midnight on Friday, February 16, 2018

Not able to attend the in-person sessions? No problem. You may also provide your feedback by completing the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund online survey. The survey, along with an information package containing additional information will be available on this page starting Wednesday, January 24, 2018 until midnight on Friday February 16, 2018.

If you are unable to complete the survey and cannot attend one of the in-person consultation sessions, you can still provide your feedback by contacting the individual below from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm and 3:00pm. 

Please Note: In the event that Leanne is away from her desk at the time of your call, please leave a message. All messages will be returned within 24 hours.

For more information, please contact

Leanne Watson

City of Ottawa

Emergency and Protective Services

613-580-2424, extension 21624



Leanne Watson
613-580-2424, poste 21624

Interested in Learning More About Changes Coming to Para Transpo?

OC Transpo is hosting two information sessions in in January 2018 to provide residents with an update on new and upcoming changes to the system. In addition, a short workshop will be offered to obtain feedback on the possibility of a future online booking system for Para Transpo users.

OC Transpo Session 1:    

Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Location: City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West

Room: Jean Pigott Place

Registration: 18:00 to 18:30

Info / Workshop Session: 18:30 to 20:30

OC Transpo Session 2:    

Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018

Location: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive

Room: Rooms 205/207

Registration: 9:30 to 10:00

Info / Workshop Session:10:00 to noon

To register please provide the following information to OC Transpo Community Engagement by email to or by phone to 613-842-3642:

  • Your name
  • Session date that you will be attending
  • Will you have a support person with you?
  • Do you have any accessibility requirements?
  • Do you need a booking for Para Transpo services to attend the session?

Please note that while the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund consultations and OC Transpo information sessions/workshops are both taking place in early 2018, they are separate projects managed by different City departments. If you want to attend in-person sessions for both projects, you must complete two separate registration processes as space is limited.