Accessible Transit 

Accessible Low Floor Buses

All City of Brantford buses are accessible and include the following features:

Low Floor - All Orion and Nova buses are low floor design (1 step on, 1 step off) at the front and rear door areas, for persons with walkers and canes, or who are able to walk unassisted but have difficulty using stairs.

Ramp - All Low Floor buses are equipped with a folding ramp for easy boarding, with slip-resistant and raised edges to prevent your assistive device (wheelchair, walker, cane, and strollers) from slipping off. Upon request, the transit operator will lower these ramps at the front door area in order to assist people with disabilities board and get off the bus more easily with their assistive devices i.e., wheelchair, walker, cane.

Kneeling Feature - Low Floor buses are equipped with a kneeling feature that allows the front right hand corner of the bus to lower to the curb so the first step is easier. Bus operators will kneel their bus at the request of a member of the public. Where an individual is having difficulty stepping into the bus, the operator should explain that the bus can be lowered and assist the passenger by lowering the bus. A visual warning light and an audible alarm on the outside of the bus indicate the bus is kneeling.

Next Stop Announcement System - Automatic announcement of the next bus stop are audibly announced and visually displayed within the bus.

Slip resistant, low-glare floors.

Lights at the doorways to light up passage areas inside and outside the bus while passengers are boarding and exiting the bus.

Colour-contrasted handholds, grab rails and seat back handles.

Colour-contrasted LED destination signs on the front and curb side of the Low Floor buses.

Parking Near Transit Terminal

Parking is conveniently located close to the terminal

Downtown On-Site Parking

Downtown Municipal Parking Lots

Brantford Lift

Brantford Lift (BL) is a demand-response operation using small, wheelchair-accessible buses dedicated to serving people with disabilities who are unable to access the conventional transit service. Service is provided from “accessible door to accessible door.” Bus operators assist users to board the vehicles and ensure they are secured within the vehicle. Users who meet eligibility criteria for Brantford Lift are encouraged to book their trips up to 3 hours in advance.

Visit us at: www.brantfordlift.ca or call 519-752-4444 to learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process.

Accessible Route Maps and Schedules

View Monday to Saturday Service, Evening & Sunday Service, School Route Service and NWIA & NEIA Industrial Area Service Text and PDF Versions.