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Disability Travel: The U.K. Government Failing Disabled Traveling by Air

Disability Travel: The U.K. Government Failing Disabled Traveling by Air | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
UK PM David Cameron and his Government are failing the disabled by delaying the transfer of enforcement powers of EU 1107/2006.
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Need a Taxi? Ours are Wheelchair Accessible…

Need a Taxi? Ours are Wheelchair Accessible… | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Looking for a #wheelchair-friendly #cab service? Let us escort you throughout #CapeTown... http://t.co/g3JKMOFJhq http://t.co/4uCk5lwrQK
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Improving Media Accessibility: Closed Captioning & Audio Descriptions

Improving Media Accessibility: Closed Captioning & Audio Descriptions | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The implementation of Closed Captioning in in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems continues to be a major focus of APEX. Bryan Rusenko, APEX Technical Director, provided an update on the Association...
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Brisbane's bus fleet 100 per cent disability compliant

Brisbane's bus fleet 100 per cent disability compliant | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A big clue to the fate of Brisbane City Council's last disability non-compliant bus was writ large on the advertisement along its side.
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Shine on Twitter

Shine on Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Low cost airline easyjet announces all its new A320 planes will have wheelchair accessible toilet. Q: Your THOUGHTS? pic.twitter.com/ZOp1Y3IlhI
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Wheelchair-user left alone on locked, dark train in Dublin station

Wheelchair-user left alone on locked, dark train in Dublin station | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A man who uses a wheelchair was last week left alone on a locked train in Dublin as there were no staff available to help him disembark.
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wheelchairtraveling.com | Accessible Travel Worldwide

wheelchairtraveling.com | Accessible Travel Worldwide | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Want to print out an #accessible #travel guide from http://t.co/62qWZnhWWr? YOU GOT IT!
Just select the printer... http://t.co/1EB65s3ZmW
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How Accessible is Transit in Other Countries? | Enables Me

How Accessible is Transit in Other Countries? | Enables Me | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
I recently returned from visiting family abroad. And while travelling had an opportunity to use a variety of transportation from plane, train, bus, taxi and
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Why Visit - Mobility Roadshow

Why Visit - Mobility Roadshow | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RT @MobilityRdShow: AT 2015 MOBILITY ROADSHOW: #Accessible travel, leisure activities and sport. http://t.co/W7PxTiyhbp http://t.co/XMsDQWN…
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Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair

Ever wonder what the trains in Japan are like for a person in a wheelchair? Check out our video here to find out! Read the full article: ...
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Accessible bus stops for wheelchair users in Ditchling

Accessible bus stops for wheelchair users in Ditchling | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Bus stops in Ditchling outside St George’s Retirement Home will be made wheelchair accessible by East Sussex County Council.
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Disability campaigners call for easier access to train services

Disability campaigners call for easier access to train services | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disabled passengers needing assistance to board Tube and London Overground can get assistance at any time thanks to Transport for London’s ‘turn-up-and-go’ policy. In contrast, mainline train comp...
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EXCLUSIVE: Advocates for disabled say new taxis are riddled with design flaws - New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Advocates for disabled say new taxis are riddled with design flaws - New York Daily News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A so-called Taxi of Tomorrow being wheeled out by the TLC is riddled with design flaws, advocates say.
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Student's vibrating wristband idea for disabled bus passengers could become a reality

Student's vibrating wristband idea for disabled bus passengers could become a reality | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Vibrating wristbands could soon become commonplace on buses for disabled passengers – thanks to the ingenuity of a Bilborough College student. Daria Buszta won a national transport competition...
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Uber's Wheelchair-Accessible Option In Portland Doesn't Work 9 to 5 - OPB News

Uber's Wheelchair-Accessible Option In Portland Doesn't Work 9 to 5 - OPB News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Uber's service appears to fall short of the city's requirement that transportation app companies provide equitable service to people with disabilities, including those in wheelchairs.
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Alaska Airlines committed to make flying with disability easier

Alaska Airlines committed to make flying with disability easier | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Disability Advisory Board of Alaska Airlines spelled out the latest initiatives to make flying with disability easier.
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Access all areas for bus passengers in Leeds - Yorkshire Evening Post

Access all areas for bus passengers in Leeds - Yorkshire Evening Post | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Transport firm First is celebrating a milestone achievement that will make life easier for bus passengers across Leeds.
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Canberra bus stops upgraded to boost accessibility - Brisbane Times

Canberra bus stops upgraded to boost accessibility - Brisbane Times | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Tactile ground surfacing and larger flat waiting areas are part of 21 bus stop upgrades to improve access for the disabled.
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Volusia bus stops don’t meet federal accessibility standards, advocates say

Volusia bus stops don’t meet federal accessibility standards, advocates say | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
DAYTONA BEACH - Federal law requires bus stops to be accessible to riders with disabilities, but many Votran bus stops fail to meet the standard, advocates say.
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Disabled Parking Projections : Disabled Parking

Disabled Parking Projections : Disabled Parking | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disabled Parking - In order to get able-bodied Russian people to think twice before they needlessly occupy a disabled parking space, the nonprofit Dislife organizatio...
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Disabled passengers challenge Metro Airport accessibility in federal court - WXYZ

Disabled passengers challenge Metro Airport accessibility in federal court - WXYZ | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A blind mom and a paralyzed veteran are taking on Detroit Metro Airport. They say the airport isn’t just inconveniencing the disabled - it is putting them in danger.
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New cabs provide smooth ride

New cabs provide smooth ride | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Annette Powell took a cab to work Monday morning, and to hear her describe the drive, it was as though she had been driven in a stretch limo.
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A Guide-Dog Discrimination Lawsuit Against Uber Will Move Forward - CityLab

A Guide-Dog Discrimination Lawsuit Against Uber Will Move Forward - CityLab | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A lawsuit that alleges Uber discriminates against visually impaired users will move forward.
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Adam Forman: The MTA needs to get on the age train

Adam Forman: The MTA needs to get on the age train | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The city’s public-transit network and its ridership share an important trait: Both are getting older.
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Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair

Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
If you are thinking of traveling to Japan, you may have run across a map of the subway and train lines in Tokyo and subsequently felt your jaw drop to the floor.  While there...
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