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June 9, 2017

In the News

Two articles in the Chronicle today:

Good news from the waterfront:

"Hali runs seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and can carry up to 56 passengers at once, with one carriage being wheelchair accessible."

Once again,  Ambassatours is showing the way towards an accessible Halifax.  Passengers on ships with ADA-mandated accessible staterooms will be able to enjoy our waterfront.  Kids with wheelchairs can join school outings.  

A big shout out to Dennis Campbell for his leadership!

and a math puzzle:

Halifax Transit is accessible, but there’s more work to do

"Spokesman Lucas Wide said 11 per cent of stops are inaccessible right now.

“For the 2017/18 fiscal year, the municipality plans to improve the inaccessible bus stops to a non-standard bus stop, meaning operators can deploy the access ramp,” he said in an emailed statement.

Staff also plan to increase the number of fully accessible bus stops by roughly 50. Wide says 59 per cent of bus stops are currently fully accessible.

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