City of Kingston – Accessibility
Kingston is a community that recognizes that people are its most valuable asset. We create opportunities for all people to enjoy our city and contribute as productive citizens. We will work to prevent and remove barriers for persons with disabilities on City properties and services. We will also create public awareness and educate both the public and private sectors regarding the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Building Code, and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
KEYS Job Centre is a community-based centre with expertise in employment and employment related services as well as a regularly updated job board
Ontario Works provides temporary financial assistance to those most in need residing in the City and County of Frontenac while they undertake requirements to become and stay employed.
City of Kingston Accessible Parking
Find an Accessible Parking space (PDF 556 KB) downtown.
A registered accessible parking permit must be displayed in a vehicle using any designated accessible parking space. These spaces are signed with a regulation wheelchair symbol.
Applications and eligibility criteria for Accessible Parking permits are available from Driver and Vehicle Licence Issuing Offices (operated by the Ministry of Transportation) or Service Ontario.
Parking in one of these designated spaces without this permit could result in a $300 fine.
City of Kingston – Transportation
- Kingston Transit: All routes are served by accessible buses (PDF 881 KB) which are low-floor with kneeling capability. Although accessible bus stop infrastructure is not currently a requirement in the AODA Transportation Standard, the City of Kingston is working to improve the accessibility of all bus stops, shelters and integrated seating.
- Kingston Access Bus offers specialized, non-emergency medical and community transportation.
- On-demand Accessible Taxis:
- City Taxi - (613) 542-3333.
- Amey's Greenwood - (613) 546-1111.