Sarnia Transit customers who require the assistance of a support person can request a support person ID card that allows for a support person to travel free of charge.
One support person will be allowed per individual per trip, but your support person may vary. This change complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). The support person card stays with the registered passenger.
How do I apply?
To obtain an Sarnia Transit Support Person ID Card, persons with disabilities must complete an application form that includes medical certification of a requirement for a support person, and must submit this form to Sarnia Transit for review.
Once the application is approved, Sarnia Transit will contact the applicant and issue the card. The Sarnia Transit Support Person ID Card is valid for three years from date of issue. Cards are issued free of charge and are good for three years.
Application forms are available as follows:
Open the Support Person ID Card application (pdf, 920 Kb).
In person at the Sarnia Transit Office or at City Hall.
1169 Michener Rd,
Sarnia Ontario N7S 4W3
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
What proof is required?
As a result of this change, any passenger with a disability who requires the assistance of a support person in order to travel on Sarnia Transit will need to show proof of their requirement for a support person.
The Sarnia Transit Support Person ID Card is a card that identifies a person who, because of their disability, requires regular or occasional assistance while travelling on Sarnia Transit buses.
Who do I contact for more information?
If you have any questions or require any additional information regarding the Support Person guidelines for Sarnia Transit, contact us at 519-336-3271 or firstname.lastname@example.org.