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London has more bus journeys than the rest of England combined

London has more bus journeys than the rest of England combined | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Last year London had more bus passenger journeys than the rest of England put together. While bus travel in the capital continues to stay strong, is the rest of England bored of buses?
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London's Wheelchair Accessible Heathrow Express

London's Wheelchair Accessible Heathrow Express | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Heathrow Express wheelchair access: Barrier-free high-speed train between LHR airport and Central London. Travel to the city in as little as 15 minutes!
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Accessible transport group adds its voice to Southern rail judicial review

Accessible transport group adds its voice to Southern rail judicial review | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
An accessible transport group has added its voice to the legal case being brought by commuters over the Department for Transport (DfT) handling of the Southern rail dispute.

Transport for All believes that it has evidence of the adverse effects of the long-running dispute on disabled and older pa
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Grace hopes her ‘invisible disability’ sign will take off at Edinburgh Airport

Grace hopes her ‘invisible disability’ sign will take off at Edinburgh Airport | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it

DISABILITY campaigner Grace Warnock visited Edinburgh Airport this week to officially unveil her specially-designed signposting for its toilets.
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Disabled mum 'refused access onto National Express coach after driver claims there's no room for wheelchair'

Disabled mum 'refused access onto National Express coach after driver claims there's no room for wheelchair' | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A DISABLED passenger claims she was ordered off a National Express coach by a driver who insisted there was no room for her wheelchair.
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Taxi

Taxi | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Wheelchair accessible taxi available to book - find a local WAV taxi here.
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Stadler signs £700m contract for 52 new Merseyrail trains - BBC News

Stadler signs £700m contract for 52 new Merseyrail trains - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The fleet will be safer and be able to carry more people., the firm says, but the RMT has concerns.
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How I Prepare for Air Travel with a Wheelchair

How I Prepare for Air Travel with a Wheelchair | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Aaron Baker summarizes the main components in his travel preparations, sharing with the steps he takes when preparing to travel with a wheelchair.
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Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Toronto | Wheel Chair Taxi Toronto

Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Toronto | Wheel Chair Taxi Toronto | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
AVS Inc. provides wheelchair accessible taxi in Toronto and its surrounding areas. Our drivers are trained in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
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Jumbulance Trust | Accessible Travel Charity

Jumbulance Trust | Accessible Travel Charity | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
As an accessible travel charity, we have wheelchair friendly coaches available to hire for disabled, elderly and severly ill passengers. Find out more here.
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Tweet from @ArdooHoists

Holiday Plans !! - Ardoo Hoist perfect on vacation/Day Trips Your best friend for #travel #vacation #wheelchair #airplane #cruise #2017 https://t.co/La4UV95Vb8
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TfL 38 bus driver ignores wheelchair user's request for ramp, drives on

The wheelchair user presses the blue button which gives the driver the special signal to indicate that the wheelchair ramp will be needed at the next stop
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Call for bus firms to provide more wheelchair spaces - BBC News

Call for bus firms to provide more wheelchair spaces - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disability campaigners in Wales are calling for bus companies to be forced to provide at least two wheelchair spaces.
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In a first, Central Rly Station introduces portable ramps, wheelchairs - Times of India

In a first, Central Rly Station introduces portable ramps, wheelchairs - Times of India | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Moved by a harrowing incident which occurred in the life of former Miss Wheelchair India runner-up Virali Modi while using the services of the Indian Railway, Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway station has come up with an innovation which is sure to bring smile on the faces of the physically challenged.
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Review: Wheelchair Accessible Greyhound Bus Service

Review: Wheelchair Accessible Greyhound Bus Service | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Greyhound wheelchair access: A modern fleet of ADA accessible buses can take you to some 3,800 destinations across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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Airport disability help shocking, campaigners say - BBC News

Airport disability help shocking, campaigners say - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disabled passengers are being "humiliated" and "disrespected" by people who are supposed to be helping them at airports, campaigners say.
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Air Travel With Wheelchair : Air Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users and Slow Walkers : Travel Channel

Air Travel With Wheelchair : Air Travel Tips for Wheelchair Users and Slow Walkers : Travel Channel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Are you a wheelchair user or slow walker? Travel Channel has expert advice on what you need to know before you make plans to travel on an airplane.
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#MyTrainToo: A Differently-Abled Woman’s Fight To Improve Train Travel In India

#MyTrainToo: A Differently-Abled Woman’s Fight To Improve Train Travel In India | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Viral Modi, a young Indian woman on the wheel chair starts a campaign to make train travel across the country more safer and accessible for the disabled community.
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Taxi drivers face £1,000 fine for refusing to pick up wheelchair users

Taxi drivers face £1,000 fine for refusing to pick up wheelchair users | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
New law will impose penalties on taxi and private hire drivers and make it an offence to charge additional fare for the service
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Tweet from @RMTunion

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Another horror story of a wheelchair user stranded during train travel. https://t.co/voIkzh9yd7
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Questionnaire

Questionnaire | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
This questionnaire is part of a survey that is being promoted by six European countries integrated in the project TOUR4ALL approved by the EU ERASMUS+ Programme.
It aims to compile information related to the Accessible Tourism which can be defined as tourism and travel that is accessible to all people, with disabilities or not, including those with mobility, hearing, sight, cognitive, older people and those with temporary disabilities.
Accessible services are a key concept in achieving user-friendly tourism for everyone.
All answers are confidential and will be used for this purpose only.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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A focus on PRMs: Passengers with restricted mobility and their rights - International Airport Review

A focus on PRMs: Passengers with restricted mobility and their rights - International Airport Review | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Passengers with restricted mobility or PRM passengers represent an extremely significant demographic for airport and airline alike.
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