Universal accessibility

Universal accessibility

To make the métro network accessible to all, we are doubling, even tripling, the pace of elevator installation at stations. Originally, our métro stations were not designed to be equipped with elevators, as the vision was different back then.

Today, more than 50 years later, we want to improve universal accessibility for everyone, including customers with functional limitations, seniors, parents with strollers and travellers.

A bold move to create a more accessible city for everyone

We are committed to integrating universal accessibility into our decision-making process and our projects.

Universal accessibility means that everyone can properly access, navigate and get around the métro station and make full use of all services offered to the public.

Stations under construction

Our teams have to integrate elevators where there was originally no space for them while minimizing the impact on service as much as possible. Although this is a major challenge, several elevators are currently being integrated across the network. Find out more below.

List of métro stations with work underway to integrate elevators, as well as the year of planned commissioning:

 

Towards an even more accessible transit network

The stations where elevators are currently being installed will be in addition to those already equipped with elevators.

The Accessibility program, made possible thanks to the additional funding announced by the federal and provincial governments, allows us to speed up universal access work with the goal of having 30 accessible métro stations by 2025.

Click here for more information about our stations with elevators

Accessibility in photos

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