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Transportation and pedestrian experiences of youth with and without disabilities and solutions to enhance inclusion



Our team would like to learn about transportation and pedestrian experiences of youth with and without disabilities. We would particularly like to know what it is like travelling as pedestrian navigating public transportation independently and / or the process of obtaining a driver's license.


Sally Lindsay, PhD

Participate in this study

Are you a youth with or without a disability who travels independently? 

Consider participating in a study about youth's experiences as a pedestrian navigating public transportation or getting a driver's license.

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth with a physical disability, vision impairment or autism, OR
  • Youth without a disability
  • Have experience travelling independently (either as a pedestrian, through public transportation or having a driver’s license)
  • Aged 14-21

What's Involved

Participants will be asked to take part in:

  • Keep notes about your transport experiences in a journal for 1 week
  • 1 interview (approx. 1 hour) over the phone or in person


December 2020

Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Sally Lindsay at or 416 425 6220 x 3654 with your interest, and they will get back to your shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in the study.

Funding Agency

Accessibility Excellence in Research Award

Learn more about this study