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Transportation

Safe Driving

Medical Conditions and Safe Driving
Alberta Transportation

Driver Fitness
Complaints regarding drivers who are a risk to the public can be reported to Alberta Driver Fitness and Monitoring.  The Registrar has the authority to require a person to submit to a medical or physical examination and may place special conditions or restrictions on a driver’s licence or suspend driving privileges. These actions will only be taken where there is reasonable and probable grounds to believe that the person is a safety risk to himself or to the motoring public.

Dementia & Driving
from Family Caregiver Alliance

Alberta Identification Card
A photo identification card is available to Alberta residents who do not or cannot hold a valid Alberta operator’s licence.

Transit & Taxis

Access Calgary
Access Calgary provides transportation services for Calgarians who may not always be able to use Calgary Transit buses and CTrains.  Access Calgary offers a shared-ride, door-to-door service within the city limits of Calgary.

Accessible Taxis
Taxi companies in Calgary operate accessible taxis that can be hired at regular taxi meter rates for on demand trips. If you require trips outside Access Calgary’s operational hours or prefer to pay for use of taxi for some trips (e.g. airport), this may be an option for you:

Checker Yellow Cabs 403-299-9999
Associated Cabs 403-299-1111
Mayfair Taxi 403-255-6555

Accessible Transit
Calgary Transit is accessible to people with limited mobility or who use wheelchairs.  See website for details.

Access to Travel (Transport Canada)
Access to Travel, your special needs information source, provides information on accessible transportation and travel across Canada with the aim of making traveling an easier and more enjoyable experience for Canadians with disabilities.

Parking

Handicapped Parking Zones and Signs
The City of Calgary Roads Department will establish and install parking zones for the exclusive use of disabled people who operate or travel by motor vehicle.

Parking Placards for Persons with Disabilities
Parking Placards for Persons with Disabilities are intended to ensure individuals having the greatest needs can find the parking stalls they require.

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