UPDATED: Handi-Van Fares Going Down

“Providers of conventional transportation services may make the decision to charge less to a person with a disability than what is charged to passengers without disabilities as the City of Burlington has chosen to do in the past,” wrote ministry spokesperson Charlotte Wilkinson in an e-mail to the Post this week. “To be clear, the establishment of fares remains fully under the jurisdiction of municipalities. The goal of the transportation standard under the AODA (is) to ensure fare parity between people with disabilities and those without.”