Record #: GBA2350
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2022
Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2022

Description

Description (Service) Meaford Moves+ is a fully accessible, door-to-door transit service for those with temporary or permanent mobility challenges, or who identify as having a physical, sensory, cognitive or mental health disability. It can be used to book your ride to work, doctors and medical appointments, or to go to your favourite coffee shop in town with a friend. Out of town rides to Owen Sound, Thornbury, and Collingwood for medical appointments are also available.

Anyone who does not already have a Meaford Moves+ Eligibility Card, should sign up for one using the application instructions in this listing. To find out if you are eligible or to fill out an application form, visit www.meaford.ca/transit. 

For more information on this service, contact Legislative Services team at 519-538-1060 ext. 1110 or transit@meaford.ca. Eligible riders can use Meaford Moves+ for:
  • Medical appointments
  • Professional appointments
  • Going to work
  • Shopping
  • Visiting friends
  • Bookings for travel to Collingwood, Thornbury and Owen Sound for medical appointments is also available
Attendant or companion can accompany the rider. Drivers are trained to expertly load and care for individuals with disabilities and their special equipment.

Scooters and electric wheelchairs (depending on their size, weight and type) are permitted on the transit bus. Please get your devices verified by the transit operator ahead of time to make sure they can fit securely.

Service Details

Hours Bus Service: Tue-Fri 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Call in advance to book a trip. Minimum of 48 hours notice is required.
Areas Served Meaford
Eligibility Residents of the Municipality of Meaford who have an accessibility issue.



Applicants must either:
  • Have a healthcare professional sign off on the application, or
  • Provide proof of eligibility through documents such as an Accessible Parking Permit, proof of ODSP, etc.



Disabilities include those identified in the Ontario Human Rights Code, including but not limited to physical, sensory, cognitive and mental health disabilities. Qualification is not based on income or age.
Application Call in advance to book a trip. Minimum of 48 hours notice is required. Eligibility card is provided upon registration and required for each trip

To apply for Meaford Moves+ eligibility card, complete the Specialized Transit Application Form that is available:
  • by downloading at https://www.meaford.ca/en/living-here/resources/Documents/Meaford-Moves-Accessible-Transit-Application-Form.pdf
  • by calling 519-538-1060 to request a hard copy mailed
  • by emailing transit@meaford.ca

The application form can be completed and signed by one of the listed Health Care Professionals or by providing the information from a valid Ontario Accessible Parking Permit to the Municipal Office. The application must be either signed by the applicant, or signed on behalf of the applicant if he/she is incapable of signing.

Submit completed form to:

Municipality of Meaford
21 Trowbridge Street West
Meaford, ON
N4L 1A1

Or by email to transit@meaford.ca.
Once the application is submitted and approved, the applicant will receive the transit card in the mail.
Languages English
Fees Fares: All prices are for one-way trips only. Up to two companions can ride with the eligible rider. Companions pay the same fare. If a support person is required to be able to use the bus, the support person travels free.

Local Trip - $2
Owen Sound, Thornbury, or Collingwood - $8

Address and Location

Located In Community Meaford
Address & Map
21 Trowbridge St W
Meaford, ON
Canada N4L 1A1
 
View Google Map
Intersection Trowbridge St W and Sykes St N
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact information

Office Phone 519-538-5577, Reservations ; Municipality of Meaford: 519-538-1060
Fax 519-538-1556
E-Mail transit@meaford.ca
Website https://www.meaford.ca/en/living-here/specialized-transit-service.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/municipalityofmeaford
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/municipalityofmeaford
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/meaford?lang=en
Primary Contact Margaret Wilton-Siegel; Phone: ext 1100; Email: mwiltonsiegel@meaford.ca
Mailing Address 21 Trowbridge St W 
Meaford, ON 
Canada N4L 1A1

Categories

CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Health Care
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS Home Support Programs

The information on the Website is provided for information purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical, legal or professional advice whatsoever and should not be relied upon in that respect. The website and the content are provided "as is". While Community Connection/211 endeavors to provide information that is correct, accurate and timely, Community Connection/211 makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the website and the content. The inclusion of an organization and information about its programs and services on the Website does not imply endorsement by Community Connection/211, nor does exclusion indicate lack of endorsement. For more information, please read the full Terms of Use for this site