United Nations 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

Transport Canada

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Planned initiatives

Associated domestic targets or “ambitions” and/or global targets
SDG 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations (ATPDR)

Accessible Transportation Planning and Reporting Regulations (ATPRR)

Part V of the Canada Transportation Act, and the Accessible Canada Act (ACA) contribute to creating a barrier-free federal transportation system for persons with disabilities by providing for the development of accessibility standards and regulations. Transport Canada supports the work of the Canadian Transportation Agency in the development and implementation of accessibility standards and regulations, notably the ATPDR, and the ATPRR, and work with national and international partners to make the transportation system more accessible and inclusive for persons with disabilities

This work supports:

Global Indicator Framework:

Global target 10.2: By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

Canadian Indicator Framework:

Goal 10, ambition: Canadians live free of discrimination and inequalities are reduced

SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

A Transport Canada representative participates in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Group of Experts on the Assessment of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Inland Transport

The Group of Experts advances work to generate and share knowledge and build capacity across the UNECE region; Transport Canada representation helps provide a North American perspective to the group, including sharing case studies and information about Canada’s transportation adaptation efforts

Participation in the Group of Experts contributes to:

Canadian Indicator Framework:

Goal 13, ambition: Canadians are well-equipped and resilient to face the effects of climate change

Global Indicator Framework:

Global Target 13.1: Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

Global Target 13.3: Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning