Editorial: Para Transpo can serve us all
Ottawa Citizen

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By The Editor, Ottawa Citizen, June 22, 2016

City staff propose that Para Transpo expand its services beyond clients with physical disabilities to include those who struggle with mental and developmental issues. This seems public-spirited, but can it be made to work?

Two questions need answering: Can our accessible-transit infrastructure handle extra passengers? And, are there additional safety issues inherent in this expansion?