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Damning Commons Report Exposes DfT Inaction On Access To Air Travel

Damning Commons Report Exposes DfT Inaction On Access To Air Travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The access to transport for disabled people report of the House of Commons Transport Committee exposes the DfT inaction on access to air travel.
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Wheelchair user Lud Kerec slams airline's 'archaic' plane access for people with disabilities at Canberra Airport

Wheelchair user Lud Kerec slams airline's 'archaic' plane access for people with disabilities at Canberra Airport | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Boarding planes and disembarking onto the tarmac via stairs in all weather is common at Canberra Airport, but wheelchair users are in an even worse position.
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Free wheelchair friendly taxis from next year for people with disabilities and ... - The Nation

Free wheelchair friendly taxis from next year for people with disabilities and ... - The Nation | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Free wheelchair friendly taxis from next year for people with disabilities and elderly: BMA The Nation The disabled and the elderly will get to use wheelchair-accessible taxis for free from January 1 to September 30 as part of an initiative...
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Accessible Travel Kiosks Will Remove Barriers and Increase Independence

Accessible Travel Kiosks Will Remove Barriers and Increase Independence | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Removing Communication Barriers for Travellers with Disabilities introduces automated self-service travel kiosks for people with disabilities at airports, railway and ferry terminals.
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Calgary Transit just retired its last high-floor bus. Now its entire system is 100 per cent accessible.

Calgary Transit just retired its last high-floor bus. Now its entire system is 100 per cent accessible. | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
"It's a big deal," manager of transit fleet Russell Davies tells Annalise Klingbeil. All 1,100 buses are now low-floor buses, which boast ramps that can be lowered to make it easier for customers w...
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Disabled access blow for Ledbury Station - Hereford Times

Disabled access blow for Ledbury Station - Hereford Times | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
ALMOST three hundred train stations were nominated by the rail industry for disabled access, but Ledbury is not one of them.
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Making Tring’s Station More Accessible

Making Tring’s Station More Accessible | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Making Tring’s Station More Accessible: Train passengers at a Hertfordshire station and 25 others across the c... http://t.co/GJRKWN7dlk
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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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Accessible Travel: Airport Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users - The Planat Blog

Accessible Travel: Airport Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users  - The Planat Blog | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The holidays are a time to surround ourselves with those we care about, to reflect on the years events, and look forward to a fresh start in the new year. I know for myself, making travel arrangements to see some of my family can be challenging, especially when they have often involved booking flights. I am fortunate that because I travel quite a bit, I've got the whole process down to a science, but for many of my friends with mobility challenges, this isn't always the case. With that in mind, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to share some of the tips and tricks provided by our friends at Spinal Cord Injury BC (SCI BC.)
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Access Stories Blog on Twitter

Access Stories Blog on Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
I was excited to try this new #accessible device for #visuallyimpaired or #blind taxi passengers in #NYC pic.twitter.com/BLkvjIE4gA
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Open letter to providers of bus transport & disabled users. › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London

Open letter to providers of bus transport & disabled users. › 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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Guildford BC invite locals to online taxi consultation

Guildford BC invite locals to online taxi consultation | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Do you think all taxis should be wheelchair accessible? Do you want cabs to have a special livery?
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Wheelchair users need coach access in Hereford

Wheelchair users need coach access in Hereford | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
HEREFORDSHIRE’S main coach station cannot accommodate wheelchair passengers travelling with the National Express.
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Paralympian gold medalist Sophie Christiansen joins our accessible trains campaign

You can help make train travel more accessible by taking our 5 minute survey at: ptrust.uk/easiertrains Sophie Christiansen won three gold medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games competing in...
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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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