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Evansville man making progress in quest for better accessibility on airplanes

Evansville man making progress in quest for better accessibility on airplanes | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
An Evansville man wants to create better accessibility for disabled individuals on airlines, and on Tuesday he took his mission to members of the Evansville Rotary Club.
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Accessibility improvements for Torquay and Totnes stations as part of ... - Torquay Herald Express

Accessibility improvements for Torquay and Totnes stations as part of ... - Torquay Herald Express | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
TORBAY MP Adrian Sanders has welcomed the news that access to Torquay and Totnes railway stations will be improved after it was announced that they will receive a share of £60million funding to...
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Accessibility improvements for more stations after funding boost - News stories - GOV.UK

Accessibility improvements for more stations after funding boost - News stories - GOV.UK | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Extra Access for All funding will make 26 additional rail stations accessible to all.
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London Taxi Accessibility : The Real London Taxi, London, England UK. Book Official London Taxis for your London Trip

London Taxi Accessibility : The Real London Taxi, London, England UK. Book Official London Taxis for your London Trip | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
London Taxis provide an accessible way for wheelchair users and other disabled passengers to travel in London. London taxis are suitable for all!
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Google taking 'street view' technology into museums - Tribune-Review

Google taking 'street view' technology into museums - Tribune-Review | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
For the past three years, it has been possible to tour the great art galleries of the world without leaving home. Got a longing to ...
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Dublin Bus on Twitter

Dublin Bus on Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Our fully accessible bus outside @axisBallymun; ready for International Day of Persons with Disabilities #IDPwD pic.twitter.com/sXEqtr5ReX
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Disabled activists occupy a bus stop for accessible transport › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London

Disabled activists occupy a bus stop for accessible transport › 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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Thornbury man frustrated by lack of wheelchair access on bus - Gazette Series

Thornbury man frustrated by lack of wheelchair access on bus - Gazette Series | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A MAN has been left frustrated after changes to a bus service left him unable to get his wheelchair on to the bus.
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Vienna Airport improves accessibility - Reduced Mobility Rights

Vienna Airport improves accessibility - Reduced Mobility Rights | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Recent improvements make Vienna airport's infrastructure and services easier to access for passengers with disabilities.
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Get on board for accessible trains | Papworth Trust

Get on board for accessible trains | Papworth Trust | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Why accessible train travel matters http://t.co/fcXPyL4NTy Great blog @VickyMcDermott @Papworth_Trust #UKCare
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SBS Transit to add six more wheelchair-accessible bus services

SBS Transit to add six more wheelchair-accessible bus services | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE - SBS Transit will roll out six new wheelchair-accessible bus services on Dec 3 to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
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Flying with disability travel tips to survive Thanksgiving style congestion - Reduced Mobility Rights

Flying with disability travel tips to survive Thanksgiving style congestion - Reduced Mobility Rights | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Air travel peaks at busy times like Thanksgiving weekend making it crucial for passengers with a disability to follow tips that may help make air travel congestion bearable.
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More than a third of bus stops cannot accommodate wheelchair users

More than a third of bus stops cannot accommodate wheelchair users | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
More than a third of bus stops used by the UK's main coach operator cannot accommodate wheelchair users - despite National Express specifically altering its fleet in order to carry them.
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I have spoken about this To National Express and in destination audits for years.

 

Looks like it is still a very mixed picture if you use a wheelchair as to whether or not you can easily get on or off these vehicles depending upon where you are travelling to or from.

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RTD light rail discriminates against people in wheelchairs, federal lawsuit says - Colorado Public Radio

RTD light rail discriminates against people in wheelchairs, federal lawsuit says - Colorado Public Radio | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition says the trains are in violation of the Americans with Disability Act.
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World’s First Airport Uses Smart Floors To Make It More Accessible For Disable Travelers - TechDrive - The Latest In Tech & Transport Innovation

World’s First Airport Uses Smart Floors To Make It More Accessible For Disable Travelers - TechDrive - The Latest In Tech & Transport Innovation | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Never stop doing little things for others. Sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts. Among one..
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Nova Scotia woman hopes to see improved accessibility - CTV News

Nova Scotia woman hopes to see improved accessibility - CTV News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A Nova Scotia woman says traveling through Halifax by wheelchair is no easy feat.
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Accessibility – In-station access & special amenities | SNCF

Accessibility – In-station access & special amenities | SNCF | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The innovative features of our car parks, stations and signage make it easy to reach your train, even if your mobility is limited.
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Travelling by Train in France with a wheelchair › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London

Travelling by Train in France with a wheelchair › 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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Few Train de l'Est stations wheelchair accessible

Few Train de l'Est stations wheelchair accessible | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Inaugurated Monday, only three of the 13 stations of the Mascouche train line are accessible to wheelchairs, the Agence métropolitaine de Transport.
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Why people in wheelchair dread connecting flights

Why people in wheelchair dread connecting flights | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The run across an airport to catch a connecting flight is a dreadful experience for most, a nightmare come true for someone in a wheelchair.
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Disability access to arrive at Chippenham rail station

Disability access to arrive at Chippenham rail station | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RAIL access campaigners are delighted work is scheduled to start on a new footbridge and lift at Chippenham Station on Saturday.
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Bill will up number of traffic signals accessible to the blind - New York Daily News (blog)

Bill will up number of traffic signals accessible to the blind - New York Daily News (blog) | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
It’s about to get easier for blind New Yorkers to cross the street.
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Avianca ask disabled people wear diapers in-flight - Reduced Mobility Rights

Avianca ask disabled people wear diapers in-flight - Reduced Mobility Rights | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Colombia’s national airline Avianca set a new low in discrimination against the disabled by asking people who cannot make their way the toilet to wear a diaper in-flight.
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Japan in bid to improve accessibility ahead of 2020 Olympic Games - Reduced Mobility Rights

Japan in bid to improve accessibility ahead of 2020 Olympic Games - Reduced Mobility Rights | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
In preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Japan plans significant improvements to boost accessibility at airports and train stations.
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New law enforces accessibility for public buses - Daily Sabah

New law enforces accessibility for public buses - Daily Sabah | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
In a landmark move, Parliament yesterday approved a new law that makes it compulsory for public buses operating in cities to be accessible for the disabled.
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Uber Seeks Changes To Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Bill

Uber Seeks Changes To Wheelchair-Accessible Taxi Bill | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Uber is lobbying to change proposed legislation designed to increase the paltry number of wheelchair-accessible taxicabs in Washington, because the bill could “place excessive regulatory burdens on pr...
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