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Travelzoo Pledge Disability Information Compliance

Travelzoo Pledge Disability Information Compliance | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Publicly traded holiday and flight deal finder Travelzoo pledge to introduce changes to its fly.com website to provide essential information to passengers with disabilities.
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Norwich rail improvements on the way as franchise extension confirmed - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Norwich rail improvements on the way as franchise extension confirmed - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Norwich rail improvements on the way as franchise extension confirmed
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The Class 321 units will have accessible toilets and wheelchair spaces installed for the first time.
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Watch time-lapse video: Work completed on £19m Altrincham interchange - Manchester Evening News

Watch time-lapse video: Work completed on £19m Altrincham interchange - Manchester Evening News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Manchester Evening News Watch time-lapse video: Work completed on £19m Altrincham interchange Manchester Evening News The existing interchange will be transformed into a new, fully accessible facility with a modern concourse, a single, integrated...
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Eagle 2A PRM hoist demonstration at Virgin Atlantic's Base

Eagle 2A PRM hoist demonstration at Virgin Atlantic's Base | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
On Friday 11th April 2014 I was invited to see a demonstration of the Eagle 2A PRM hoist at the Virgin Atlantic Base in Crawley, West Sussex. In this short film you will see a member of Virgin staff...
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Settlement reached to improve Amtrak station accessibility

Settlement reached to improve Amtrak station accessibility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Should Amtrak and its contractors make train stations accessible nationwide? http://t.co/E3BlYnz9PE
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When rail travel for disabled people goes wrong

When rail travel for disabled people goes wrong | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disabled rail travellers on what happens when the system designed to help them doesn't work.
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Stagecoach to unveil 'Seasiders' fleet - Skegness Standard

Stagecoach to unveil 'Seasiders' fleet - Skegness Standard | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Stagecoach to unveil 'Seasiders' fleet Skegness Standard The revamp, which includes new livery and refurbished seats and interiors, is part of the bus company's efforts to support the local tourism industry and provide fun holiday-themed accessible...
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RNIB challenges bus companies to sign up to accessibility charter - Disability Magazine | Able Magazine

RNIB challenges bus companies to sign up to accessibility charter - Disability Magazine | Able Magazine | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
First UK Bus has become the first national bus operator to pledge its support for a Charter to ensure services are accessible for customers with sight loss.
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Regina Transit meets target for accessible bus fleet - Regina Leader-Post

Regina Transit meets target for accessible bus fleet - Regina Leader-Post | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Regina Transit meets target for accessible bus fleet
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For Mellissa Northe, a bus trip used to be a journey - and not one that would necessarily end with her reaching her destination.
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RTD enforces rules banning strollers, carts from wheelchair areas on buses

RTD enforces rules banning strollers, carts from wheelchair areas on buses | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
DENVER -- Mothers who ride some of the 1,000 RTD buses along the Front Range are worried about a change in policy that went into effect Monday. The Regional Transportation District is now strictly ...
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TfL Trialling Bus Stop Touchscreen Map and Info Panels

TfL Trialling Bus Stop Touchscreen Map and Info Panels | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Technology, gadgets, science and smart design (.@TfLOfficial testing touchscreens http://t.co/tJ9LzSKmPO Can we make them accessible for visually impaired ppl?
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Commuters demand rail improvements

Commuters demand rail improvements | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Dozens of community groups have banded together over lack of action on accessible train stations. Sean Berry reports.
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Disabled student refused access to buses after making a complaint about wheelchair shove | The Waterfront Swansea

Disabled student refused access to buses after making a complaint about wheelchair shove | The Waterfront Swansea | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Philly's Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Problem

Philly's Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Problem | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Philadelphia is home to 1,600 taxi cabs. Not surprising in a city as large as ours. But the number of wheelchair-accessible cabs may surprise you. Take a guess. 100? 50? 25? Nope. In the entire Cit...
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In this Google Hangout on Air, Lonely Planet's Accessible Travel Manager, Martin Heng, and our panel of experts discuss the ways in which the travel industry...
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New access will help disabled rail users

New access will help disabled rail users | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Hannah McNulty was at Carlisle Train Station today for the opening of the new access facilities.

She spoke to a disabled rights campaigner to find out how much of a difference it will make.
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Good to see Dave Gale explaining how much difference the alternative crossing in a subway has made between the platforms at Carlisle Railway Station.

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CTA | Take Charge of Your Travel: A Guide for Persons with Disabilities

CTA | Take Charge of Your Travel: A Guide for Persons with Disabilities | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Baroness Sal Brinton writes…Disabled rail travel: We're not just treated like ... - Liberal Democrat Voice

Baroness Sal Brinton writes…Disabled rail travel: We're not just treated like ... - Liberal Democrat Voice | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Victory for mobility scooter users as Metrolink relent after four-year battle - Manchester Evening News

Victory for mobility scooter users as Metrolink relent after four-year battle - Manchester Evening News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Victory for mobility scooter users as Metrolink relent after four-year battle
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To write I need to travel around looking at locations. “I'm furious at how long it's taken.
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New train loos in the pipeline - The Star

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New train loos in the pipeline
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Birley Manufacturing has been granted £250,000 to develop a plastic one-piece toilet room for trains.
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AM welcomes Machynlleth train station investment - Rebecca Evans ...

AM welcomes Machynlleth train station investment - Rebecca Evans ... | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
This £2.5 million investment will help Machynlleth station become accessible for all and provide a much nicer experience for all rail users, both commuters and tourists alike.” ”I am particularly pleased that the step-free access ...
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Grey-Thompson: Disabled access on trains is "atrocious" - BBC News

Grey-Thompson: Disabled access on trains is "atrocious" - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
BBC News Grey-Thompson: Disabled access on trains is "atrocious" BBC News The Department for Transport said it was "committed" to providing an accessible rail system and that Passenger Assist was a "vital" service it expected train operating...
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Behind the Wheel of an Accessible Cab in New York City - Wall Street Journal

Behind the Wheel of an Accessible Cab in New York City - Wall Street Journal | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
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Behind the Wheel of an Accessible Cab in New York City
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What makes these fares memorable to Mr.
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New bus for Amesbury link scheme - Salisbury Journal

New bus for Amesbury link scheme - Salisbury Journal | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Salisbury Journal New bus for Amesbury link scheme Salisbury Journal The scheme was having difficulties in transporting all the people who wanted to use the service as it didn't have a wheelchair accessible bus, but then a couple of its users made...
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What it’s like to be a disabled commuter in Toronto

What it’s like to be a disabled commuter in Toronto | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The city is dedicating more cash to Wheel-Trans, but when it comes to transit, people with physical disabilities still encounter many obstacles.
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Rail stations to be given revamp - shropshirestar.com

Rail stations to be given revamp - shropshirestar.com | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Rail stations to be given revamp
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Campaigners have been battling for years for access improvements at Chirk Railway Station as only one side of the track is currently accessible to wheelchair users.
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