- All public meetings must be held in accessible locations, with appropriate amenities (signers, accessible washrooms) served by scheduled and accessible public transportation.
- There will be continuing emphasis on HRM website accessibility
- There will be an accessibility section in the Annual Report, detailing accomplishments
- HRM sponsored or funded events will be accessible to everyone
- A higher profile will be given to the HRM Advisory Committee on Persons with Disabilities
Barrier Free Infrastructure
- The HRM Municipal Service System Guidelines (Redbook) will be continually monitored to include modern standards of accessible design for infrastructure
- Heritage properties which are public accommodations will have a plan for accessibility
- HRM will develop plans to eliminate barriers in currently Inaccessible public facilities and budget accordingly
Effective Municipal Services
- A fully accessible public transportation system, including taxis, remains one of HRM's highest priorities
- Public Safety and services must pay special attention to the needs of people with disabilities – for example:
- Include disability considerations in snow removal standards (curb cut clearing, bus platforms, tactile clues)
- zero tolerance for crimes against disabled people
- Emergency measures should address planning and protection for disabled people.