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Is Brazil Air Travel Accessible? Exclusive Interview With Brazil CAA

Is Brazil Air Travel Accessible? Exclusive Interview With Brazil CAA | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Accessible air travel is crucial to Brazil, host of the upcoming 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Olympics and Paralympics games.
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Disability campaigners call for easier access to train services

Disability campaigners call for easier access to train services | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Disabled passengers needing assistance to board Tube and London Overground can get assistance at any time thanks to Transport for London’s ‘turn-up-and-go’ policy. In contrast, mainline train comp...
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EXCLUSIVE: Advocates for disabled say new taxis are riddled with design flaws - New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Advocates for disabled say new taxis are riddled with design flaws - New York Daily News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A so-called Taxi of Tomorrow being wheeled out by the TLC is riddled with design flaws, advocates say.
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Accessibility rights group files request for class action lawsuit against STM - CBC.ca

Accessibility rights group files request for class action lawsuit against STM - CBC.ca | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A group representing people who have reduced mobility filed a request for a class action lawsuit over what they say is a lack of access to Montreal's trains, metros and buses.
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Top public transport gripes of older travellers - Sydney Morning Herald

Top public transport gripes of older travellers - Sydney Morning Herald | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
An NRMA audit of older people using public transport has revealed the top concerns include ticket gates which snap shut, short set-down times, slippery platforms and garbled announcements.
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Brian Seaman sur Twitter

Brian Seaman sur Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
An accessible way to travel around #Nottingham - the tram system is great #accessforall pic.twitter.com/uSzRJ6WIGH
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Translink launch audio visual system for visually impaired Metro bus users - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Translink launch audio visual system for visually impaired Metro bus users - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Visually impaired people should able to use Belfast's public transport with greater ease after the implementation of an audio visual system on the Translink Metro bus network.
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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

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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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Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair

Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
If you are thinking of traveling to Japan, you may have run across a map of the subway and train lines in Tokyo and subsequently felt your jaw drop to the floor.  While there...
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Private San Francisco Bus Company Accused Of Removing Wheelchair Access ... - CBS Local

Private San Francisco Bus Company Accused Of Removing Wheelchair Access ... - CBS Local | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A complaint has been filed with the U.S. Justice Department against Leap, a private fleet of San Francisco buses, over a removal of wheelchair accessible seating.
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Beijing to introduce 800 more accessible cabs in 2015

Beijing to introduce 800 more accessible cabs in 2015 | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Beijing will add 800 more accessible cabs to its taxi fleet in 2015 to better serve people with disabilities and mobility issues, transport authorities have announced. The move also marks the first...
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Deaf action group speak out over lack of hearing loop at Bedford bus station

Deaf action group speak out over lack of hearing loop at Bedford bus station | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
THE new multi-million pound bus station in Bedford has already come under fire with some saying it has opened before it was ready. The £8.3m bus station, redevelopment which has been years in...
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Petition for accessible rail travel

Petition for accessible rail travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
To show your support for accessible rail travel, please follow the link at the bottom of this article to sign a petition set up by Alex Scott MBE of SCOVI (The Scottish Council on Visual...
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Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair

Riding the Train or Subway in Japan in a Wheelchair | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
You may have seen a map of the subway and train lines in Tokyo and felt your jaw drop to the floor. It can actually be advantageous to use a wheelchair...
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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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