Motion To: WHEREAS the implementation of exterior bus announcements on all OC Transpo conventional buses was identified as an action item in the City of Ottawa’s 2016-2020 Five-Year Municipal Accessibility Plan, which was approved by City Council on March 23, 2016; and WHEREAS, as previously approved by Council, exterior bus announcements will provide improved and more equitable service to customers who are unable to see the destination sign of an approaching bus, including those who have vision loss or are blind, as well as to all other customers, including visitors, older adults, new Canadians, those with intellectual and learning disabilities, and those who are unable to read, and will assist these individuals to use transit safety and independently; and WHEREAS the implementation of exterior bus announcements consists of an 9- to 13-second audible pre-boarding announcement, broadcast externally from the vehicle, in both official languages of the route and destination when the fro

S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Mitic
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
A. Hubley
J. Watson
C. McKenney
T. Nussbaum
M. Qaqish
R. Brockington (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2017-02-22 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.

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