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Firm gives disabled taxis a lift

Firm gives disabled taxis a lift | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
TAXI trouble for disabled passengers will be driven off the road – thanks to a UK ‘first’ by a South Tyneside company.
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This sounds like a very positive step forward in the design of accessible taxis. Anything that makes life easier for disabled passengers and the drivers has got to be a good development.

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How the Air Carrier Access Act Relates to Website Accessibility

How the Air Carrier Access Act Relates to Website Accessibility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
ACAA formally recognizes that airlines must provide accessibility upon arrival at the airport AND at the website used to book travel.
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All SBS Transit bus services to be wheelchair accessible by Monday

All SBS Transit bus services to be wheelchair accessible by Monday | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE - Come Monday (Aug 21), all SBS Transit bus services will be wheelchair accessible. Currently, nine out of the 205 services operated by SBS Transit cannot take wheelchairs.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Toilets for disabled at all stations soon - Times of India

Toilets for disabled at all stations soon - Times of India | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Railways will ensure every platform in every station will have a disabled-friendly toilet soon, the director general for the ministry of railways announced at a function in the capital on Sunday.
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Port Robinson ferry meets accessibility standards

Port Robinson ferry meets accessibility standards | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Airports are failing disabled passengers, and we are tired of it | Elizabeth Wright

Airports are failing disabled passengers, and we are tired of it | Elizabeth Wright | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Companies are ignoring the needs of passengers who need special assistance, writes Australian Paralympic medallist Elizabeth Wright
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The toughest places to be a disabled traveler

The toughest places to be a disabled traveler | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Journalist and radio presenter Rob Crossan gives us his take on the world's toughest places for travelers with disabilities
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People Who Use Wheelchairs Are Being Forced To Crawl On To Trains And It’s 2017

People Who Use Wheelchairs Are Being Forced To Crawl On To Trains And It’s 2017 | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Campaigners say Dave McQuirk’s story is the “tip of the iceberg” for disabled travellers after £50 million of government funding for rail improvements was deferred.
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Join Us for an Accessible Air Travel Webinar with Southwest and Alaska Airlines - MDA

Join Us for an Accessible Air Travel Webinar with Southwest and Alaska Airlines - MDA | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Join MDA and representatives from Southwest and Alaska Airlines on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. EDT for an informative conversation about accessible air travel. This webinar is a continuation of MDA’s collaborative accessible air travel efforts as we team up with representatives from the airline industry to discuss traveling with a disability and as we explore ways to help eliminate barriers to access.

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Top 10 tips for finding an accessible cruise - Travel for All

Top 10 tips for finding an accessible cruise - Travel for All | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Top 10 tips for finding an accessible cruise Preparation is key! We suggest that you seek out the newest Ships: While some oceangoing lines have nicely retrofitted older vessels with accessible features, generally, the newer the ship, the more likely that accessibility for all guests was built into the design. These ships typically will have…
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Wheelchair user was 'left on the train for 20 minutes': has accessibility on trains improved?

Wheelchair user was 'left on the train for 20 minutes': has accessibility on trains improved? | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Read the latest Border stories, Wheelchair user was 'left on the train for 20 minutes': has accessibility on trains improved? on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news
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How Accessible are German Trains? - Sage Traveling

Watch John Sage describe wheelchair access on a high speed train from Munich to Salzburg. Learn more at http://www.sagetraveling.com
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A Neate way of making venues more accessible for all

A Neate way of making venues more accessible for all | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
An Edinburgh-based entrepreneur will this week launch his invention that is designed to help disabled people enjoy hassle-free trips out.
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TourismIs4Everybody

TourismIs4Everybody | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The first step is obviously deciding where you want to visit. I’ll start by short-listing two or three places I’d like to visit and then do as much research online as I can. Google searches, travel websites, disabled travel blogs, disabled forums etc.
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VISION 2020 UK response to the Civil Aviation Authority: Accessible air travel: Airport performance report 2016/17 - VISION 2020 UK

VISION 2020 UK response to the Civil Aviation Authority: Accessible air travel: Airport performance report 2016/17 - VISION 2020 UK | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
VISION 2020 UK the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and sight loss welcomes the efforts that are being made by CAA to improve access to airports for blind and partially sighted air passengers. We note that there are many positive examples of progress but remain concerned that the provision of
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Accomable and EuTravel Project unite to make booking accessible transport easy

Accomable and EuTravel Project unite to make booking accessible transport easy | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
LONDON – Accomable, the ‘Airbnb for disabled people’, is working with EU-funded project EuTravel to shape the future of accessible travel and enable anyone with a mobility issue to book door-to-door transport across the EU via a single platform with ease.
Working with major GDS providers and transport companies, EuTravel Project will tap into existing mainstream IT travel reservation systems and sources of travel data, to enable people to find and book complete door-to-door transport routes via multiple modes of transport,
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New online platform to drive access to disability vehicles | Connecting Up

New online platform to drive access to disability vehicles | Connecting Up | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
People with disabilities across Australia could enjoy increased mobility thanks to a new online platform giving them access to modified vehicles that would otherwise be lying idle.
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Entrepreneurs leading the way in accessible travel

The video focuses two British entrepreneurs with disabilities who have helped inspire business opportunities and reshape the travel experience for everyone.
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NEXT….the wheelchair that makes air travel easier - AT Today Magazine

NEXT….the wheelchair that makes air travel easier - AT Today Magazine | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
WHILL NEXT, an app-controlled self-driving wheelchair is being tested in …
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UK travel hubs back campaign to change accessible toilet signage

UK travel hubs back campaign to change accessible toilet signage | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The campaign urges people to act by sending an email to the bosses of UK airports, rail stations and service stations
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Labour Says It Will Take 200 Years To Make Train Stations Disability-Friendly

Labour Says It Will Take 200 Years To Make Train Stations Disability-Friendly | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Less than 20% of 2,500 have step-free access.
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New research reveals travel trends for Britons with accessibility issues

New research reveals travel trends for Britons with accessibility issues | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Although travelling with limited mobility can be daunting, research by home care provider Helping Hands has found that more than half of those affected (58%) believe travel companies have become more understanding of those with accessibility issues. 
One thousand UK adults with accessibility issues were surveyed to find out if they experience issues whilst on holiday. Results show that taking a break from home has become less of a worry for those with limited mobility, with more than one in three
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Accessible ferry travel

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Accessing ferries in Sydney with a wheelchair, scooter or pram. Getting over the gangway, crew assistance, emergency help points, wharves affected by low tide
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Table Mountain in Cape Town — Wheelchair Access

Visit the summit of the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, a wheelchair accessible UNESCO World Heritage Site with a cable car to the top!
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Airport Accessibility at Manchester Airport | Manchester Airport

Airport Accessibility at Manchester Airport | Manchester Airport | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Find out more about Airport Accessibility at Manchester Airport
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If you're using a wheelchair while traveling, how to get help, resolve problems and keep your cool

If you're using a wheelchair while traveling, how to get help, resolve problems and keep your cool | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
If you're using a wheelchair while traveling, how to get help, resolve problems and keep your cool,wheelchairs, travel, handicapped, vacations
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