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Disabled dad bus ban

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A DISABLED man was banned from a bus — because the driver declared his wheelchair was a ‘scooter’
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British Airways Apologise To Blind Man Denied Assistance

British Airways Apologise To Blind Man Denied Assistance | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
UK flag carrier British Airways apologised to a blind man who was denied assistance departing from London Gatwick airport.
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How accessible is Eastbourne Railway Station? - Eastbourne Herald

How accessible is Eastbourne Railway Station? - Eastbourne Herald | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Eastbourne Railway Station will be hosting a roadshow with a difference next week – to showcase just how accessible it is, especially for disabled travellers.
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Bus tracking app leads way for blind travellers - Edinburgh Evening News

Bus tracking app leads way for blind travellers - Edinburgh Evening News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Bus tracking app leads way for blind travellers Edinburgh Evening News “Around the time, I was teaching students about app technology and the idea of an accessible bus app for anyone with sight problems sprung to mind.” About 15,000 people are...
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Brazil's idea for future mobility: the good old bus - CNN

Brazil's idea for future mobility: the good old bus - CNN | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
CNN Brazil's idea for future mobility: the good old bus CNN (CNN) -- Autonomous vehicles, levitating trains and supersonic tubes have all been suggested as radical ways to transport us faster as the new urban age approaches, but it seems the real...
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Disabled man races Tube train in his wheelchair - and almost wins

Disabled man races Tube train in his wheelchair - and almost wins | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A wheelchair user has raced a Tube train in a parody video to highlight problems disabled people face on the London underground.
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Accessible Taxi Service Launches in Indonesia

Accessible Taxi Service Launches in Indonesia | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Indonesia’s largest taxi operator, Blue Bird Group, launched on Wednesday its new line of taxis designed for people with disabilities, Blue Bird Lifecare Taxi, the first of its kind in the country....
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Transport for All on Twitter: "Why #accessible travel matters... look at this interesting infographic. #a11y via @tripility http://t.co/j0myQPkehl"

Transport for All on Twitter: "Why #accessible travel matters... look at this interesting infographic. #a11y via @tripility http://t.co/j0myQPkehl" | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Why #accessible travel matters... look at this interesting infographic. #a11y via @tripility http://t.co/j0myQPkehl
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Blog : First Hull Trains, we salute you!

Blog : First Hull Trains, we salute you! | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
First Hull Trains, we salute you! Accessible train travel should always be this good.
http://t.co/Vd9wGDuBOE @Hull_Trains @transportforall
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Transport for London on Twitter: "BUS FACT: It’s been 20 years since the first low floor buses were introduced in London #accessibility #YearoftheBus http://t.co/nSxYdJmSUr"

Transport for London on Twitter: "BUS FACT: It’s been 20 years since the first low floor buses were introduced in London #accessibility #YearoftheBus http://t.co/nSxYdJmSUr" | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RT @ThibaudDELETRAZ: [Transport] Londres : le premier bus à plancher plat accessible PMR a 20 ans. http://t.co/ZAAyQq625X #TFL
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TfL announces new accessible transport exhibition

TfL announces new accessible transport exhibition | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disabled and older Londoners are being invited to a special exhibition setting out how Transport for London is making the capital’s transport network more accessible.
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Czech car firm mobilises the disabled - YouTube

Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Czech engineers want to expand production of 'Elbee', their vehicle designed for disabled persons in wheelchai...
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Parking pay stations in Pittsburgh being lowered to aid disabled

Parking pay stations in Pittsburgh being lowered to aid disabled | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Pittsburgh Parking Authority is close to settling a lawsuit filed in May over the height of its electronic parking meters, which are being modified to make them easier to use for people with disabilities, the authority’s contractor says. The parking authority board voted Thursday to authorize Executive Director David Onorato to settle a lawsuit filed by Debra Stemmler, who uses a wheelchair and claimed the pay stations violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. That’s because the meters’ “operable parts,” specifically coin slots and buttons, must be no higher than 48 inches off the ground. Mr. Onorato would not discuss details of the settlement negotiations, which he said are ongoing. “I would hope it’s settled very shortly,” he said. The resolution the board passed
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Disabled woman abandons court appeal over bus 'discrimination' - BBC News

Disabled woman abandons court appeal over bus 'discrimination' - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Arriva said it was "committed to making buses as accessible as possible".
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Hitchin MS sufferer: ‘New lifts won’t help wheelchair users without more staff’

Hitchin MS sufferer: ‘New lifts won’t help wheelchair users without more staff’ | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A wheelchair-bound MS sufferer was unable to get a train from Hitchin railway station using the newly installed lifts – due to a lack of staff.
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Citizen Space - Have your say on the updated Accessible Bus Stop Design Guidance

Citizen Space - Have your say on the updated Accessible Bus Stop Design Guidance | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The site lists consultations that are run by Transport for London. On this site you can find, share or take part in consultations.
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our SMAll adventure: A European accessibilty round-up

our SMAll adventure: A European accessibilty round-up | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Accessible tourism online training programme

Accessible tourism online training programme | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The free online course will equip managers and their employees with the skills and knowledge they may need to enhance the visitor experience for visitors with access requirements.
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Airdrie's wheelchair accessible taxi shortage spurs inclusion of Calgary drivers

Airdrie's wheelchair accessible taxi shortage spurs inclusion of Calgary drivers | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Airdrie says it will let Calgary taxi companies fill the void while it tries to address a lack of wheelchair accessible taxis in that city.
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Delta Airlines Recognizes Oxygen To Go for Making Airline Travel Accessible to Passengers Requiring Oxygen

Delta Airlines Recognizes Oxygen To Go for Making Airline Travel Accessible to Passengers Requiring Oxygen | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Oxygen services to Delta passengers make airline travel accessible Oxygen To Go, LLC, was recognized by Delta Airlines and its Advisory Board on Disability for “significant contributions, providing...
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Lonely Planet's Travel Accessibility Managers gives Singapore transport system ... - TODAYonline

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No disabled access at South Croydon railway station prompts company to offer free taxis

No disabled access at South Croydon railway station prompts company to offer free taxis | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A TRAIN company has offered passengers with mobility problems living near South Croydon railway station free taxis to the closest station with disabled access. South Croydon station, on Blunt Road,...
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This has been the case for UK Train Operating Companies for some time - but it is worth repeating. TOCs will provide an accessible taxi for passengers to their nearest accessible rail station.

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Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company

Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
New Helping Hand card scheme is designed to make bus travel more accessible for everyone in Brighton & Hove; http://t.co/piFovCEBUG
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Company seeks licence to provide limo service to people with disabilities

Company seeks licence to provide limo service to people with disabilities | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Sunshine Transit Services is going before the Manitoba Taxicab Board seeking a special limo licence. Owner Gary Jakeman said the limo service for people with disabilities is needed because no one else offers it in Winnipeg.
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Japan Accessible Tourism Center / transport / escalator adapted wheelchair

Japan Accessible Tourism Center / transport / escalator adapted wheelchair | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
This is awesome. Wheelchair adapted escalator in Japan http://t.co/3YsKDfWIuO
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VIA Rail’s New Accessible Cabin for Two Makes its Inaugural Trip from Vancouver on the Canadian | VIA Rail

VIA Rail’s New Accessible Cabin for Two Makes its Inaugural Trip from Vancouver on the Canadian | VIA Rail | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
2014 August 21st, 2014 Official Opening of the Overhead Walkway and Central Platform at Cobourg Station August 19th, 2014 VIA Rail’s New Accessible Cabin for Two Makes its Inaugural Trip from Vancouver on the Canadian August 18th, 2014 Official...
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