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Lawsuit: Bus to blame for wheelchair tipping over

Lawsuit: Bus to blame for wheelchair tipping over | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
HUNTINGTON - A man is suing Tri-State Transit Authority for injuries he allegedly sustained on a TTA bus in Barboursville. On Aug. 15, 2011, Geoffrey T.
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From wheelchair users to service animals, Indy airport greets all - Indianapolis Star

From wheelchair users to service animals, Indy airport greets all - Indianapolis Star | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
G2 Secure staff handle a wide variety of requests for help, special accomodations.
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Petition on Accessible Rail Travel

Petition on Accessible Rail Travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Train buttons in different places = anxiety & barrier for blind people. Please sign this petition to standardise them http://t.co/TPuLA38x5Y
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Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company

Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RT @BrianMSeaman: Here's some useful guidance from @BrightonHoveBus about travelling by bus in a wheelchair: http://t.co/8wxUZbgxeJ
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Mapping an Accessible TTC - Torontoist

Mapping an Accessible TTC - Torontoist | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
TTC subway map for those unable to use stairs and escalators. Map by Sean Marshall. For most TTC passengers, there's usually not too much thought involved
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Letting down Ontario's disabled: Editorial - Toronto Star

Letting down Ontario's disabled: Editorial - Toronto Star | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
We like to think of ourselves as a caring society. But too often we fail Ontario’s 1.8 million disabled residents.
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accessibility

accessibility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Getting the bus should be accessible for everyone. Find out more about @Morebusco's services for customers here http://t.co/Fd0XMN8GwT
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BART Reaches Agreement With Disability Advocates, Adds More Wheelchair Space On New Trains

BART Reaches Agreement With Disability Advocates, Adds More Wheelchair Space On New Trains | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The BART board voted Thursday to approve an agreement with disability advocates that improves accessibility on BART’s new “Fleet of the Future.”
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This seems to make sense to me. Is this something we can expect on train and bus design in Britain I wonder? Do you agree with this new design approach?

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Minneapolis Offering 24-Hour Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service - CBS Local

Minneapolis Offering 24-Hour Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service - CBS Local | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The City of Minneapolis said Wednesday it has started a program to provide wheelchair accessible taxicab service to the public. The service, being provided by five local companies, is 24 hours a day and started on Feb.
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Hereford wheelchair user says bus driver refused to let her on - BBC News

Hereford wheelchair user says bus driver refused to let her on - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A bus company says it is taking "very seriously" claims a driver refused to pick up a wheelchair user.
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'Allot 14 accessible seats for senior citizens on every suburban train'

'Allot 14 accessible seats for senior citizens on every suburban train' | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Bombay HC on Friday directed the Western and the Central Railways to provide, by April 15, 14 easily accessible seats exclusively for senior citizens on every suburban train, and ensure the reserved seats are utilised by senior citizens only.
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Israeli Program To Assist Disabled Adults with Public Transportation - TheTower.org

Israeli Program To Assist Disabled Adults with Public Transportation - TheTower.org | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
As of December 31, 2014, there is a new law on the books in Israel mandating that all public transportation must be wheelchair-accessible.
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Network Rail and Northern Rail: Todmorden and Hebden Bridge railway stations need to be made accessible for ALL

Network Rail and Northern Rail: Todmorden and Hebden Bridge railway stations need to be made accessible for ALL | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equality Act 2010 make it illegal to discriminate against users in respect of disabled access to transport such as buses and trains.
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Lynne Featherstone on Twitter

Lynne Featherstone on Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
We've spent years campaigning for this! So glad we can now get 144 bus at the new, accessible stop in Muswell Hill pic.twitter.com/pTrsJGdSLE
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Making train travel more accessible | Papworth Trust

Making train travel more accessible | Papworth Trust | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
You can help us make train travel easier for disabled and older people. Share the results of our survey to show the Government and train companies how important train travel is to you
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Handbook for Accessible Travel

Handbook for Accessible Travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Toronto Transit Commission is the quick, convenient and safe way to get around Toronto. The subway system is linked with buses and streetcars to get you around Toronto on one fare, provided it's a one-way trip with no stopovers.
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Shinkansen (Bullet Train) - Accessibility Report

Shinkansen (Bullet Train) - Accessibility Report | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Shinkansen, more famously known as the Bullet Train, is the high-speed rail system connecting Japan. Read our wheelchair accessibility report.
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Equality watchdog funds ‘David and Goliath’ bus access appeal | DisabledGo News and Blog

Equality watchdog funds ‘David and Goliath’ bus access appeal | DisabledGo News and Blog | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A disabled campaigner has won backing from the equality watchdog to continue his legal battle to protect the rights of wheelchair-users to travel on buses.
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Over 60s and disabled passengers under the spotlight at PTE 2015 Conference - Reduced Mobility Rights

Over 60s and disabled passengers under the spotlight at PTE 2015 Conference - Reduced Mobility Rights | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Featuring an outstanding speakers' line-up, this year’s Passenger Terminal EXPO Conference hosts the first ever dedicated sub-session to over 60s and disabled passengers.
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Hucknall wheelchair user campaigns to make Kirkby-in-Ashfield train station ... - Nottingham Post

Hucknall wheelchair user campaigns to make Kirkby-in-Ashfield train station ... - Nottingham Post | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A wheelchair user with a rare condition is campaigning to make a local train station more disabled-friendly. Emma Donaldson, of Hucknall, has been using the Robin Hood Line to get...
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Mumbai suburban stations to be disabled-friendly by December 31 - The Economic Times

Mumbai suburban stations to be disabled-friendly by December 31 - The Economic Times | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Railway authorities assured the court that facilities for the disabled commuters would be provided at suburban stations by December 31.
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Accessible taxi funding wins applause from coalition

Accessible taxi funding wins applause from coalition | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Coalition for Persons with Disabilities is pleased that the Newfoundland and Labrador government is offering grants for accessible taxis.
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26 rail stations to benefit from Access for All funds › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London

26 rail stations to benefit from Access for All funds › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Transport For All provides information and advice for disabled transport users in London.
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Transport Groups Debate Bus Accessibility In The Vale - Mix 96

Transport Groups Debate Bus Accessibility In The Vale - Mix 96 | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Transport user groups are talking about this because of a court ruling over drivers and their ability to get people to move for disabled people.
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Dave Thompson MBE DL sur Twitter

Dave Thompson MBE DL sur Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Give me a Tweet if you see @WDPcomms accessible bus on the roads around Warrington. Thanks to @NetwkWarrington pic.twitter.com/aCAWWejbx6
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