The Accessible Road

Traveling alone, traveling as a couple, with friends or with family. Travel "accessible".

Transportation

Accessible vehicle rentals

Minivan
Minivan with access ramp able to accommodate up to three persons in motorized wheel-chairs and four companions.

  • Location Jean Légaré : 1 888 534-6466
Car
Accessible car rentals with hand controls, spinner knobs, etc.

Services on the road
  • Full-service gas stations recommended by CAA Québec.
  • Orthopedic equipment suppliers that repair, rent and sell wheelchairs and other mobility aids.

Intercity Public Transit

Train
Do not book train travel online; rather call VIA Rail. When making your booking, ensure that the arrival and departure stations are accessible.
  • VIA Rail : 1 888 842-7245 - TTY : 1 800 268-9503

Local public transit

Adapted Transit
Every Québec municipality offers adapted transit services. Please contact Keroul for more information.
  • Kéroul : 514 252-3104

Regular Bus and Metro - Montréal
Most bus lines offer ‘kneeling’ (low-floor buses). The Montréal metro has seven (7) accessible stations.

Montréal
  • Berri-UQÀM
  • Côte-Vertu
  • Henri-Bourassa
  • Lionel-Groulx
Laval
  • Montmorency
  • De la Concorde
  • Cartier
Écolobus - Québec
Accessible minibus service with a regular route through the Old City.
For more information, contact the Réseau de transport de la Capitale.
  • RTC - 418 627-2511

Accessible Taxis

Contact information for companies offering accessible taxi services.


Free travel for companions

By train
A companion who presents the required documentation can travel aboard VIA Rail for free.
For more details:
  • VIA Rail : 1 888 842-7245 - TTY: 1 800 268-9503
By Bus
Free travel can be obtained upon presenting the Carte québécoise à l’accompagnement, available from the Bus Carriers Federation.
  • Bus Carriers Federation: 418 476-8181 or 1 844 476-8181
Public transit
In Montréal’s public transit system, persons accompanying mobility-reduced of visually impaired passengers travel for free. For details, contact the Société de transport de Montréal.
  • STM: 514 280-8211

A good tip: always book at least 48 hours in advance.
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