The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic renewed longterm debates about the future of downtowns in North America. With the initial shock of the pandemic, downtowns emptied out as people were… Read more
On February 1, 2023, the University of Toronto partnered with Tata Trusts to launch the University of Toronto Centre in India, with goals to create opportunities for students, faculty and… Read more
The Equitable Development Data Insight Training Initiative (EDDIT) trains equitable development-focused organizations to expand their reach and impact using the data and resources they already have. EDDIT offers selected U.S. and Canadian organizations a… Read more
The School of Cities integrates the research and analysis of scholars and students from across the University of Toronto with the knowledge and lived experience of communities, civil society organizations… Read more
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Having reliable access to transport is crucial to people’s ability to participate in everyday life. Drivers play a central role in providing accessible transit and paratransit services. They can facilitate people’s transport and mobility or cause them to experience inequitable and exclusionary transport. For this reason, we conducted a study guided by two research questions: “What issues are disabled riders experiencing when using accessible taxis?”, and “What are the experiences and behaviours of accessible taxi drivers?”.