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London bus drivers to get accessibility training | London - ITV News

London bus drivers to get accessibility training | London - ITV News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Read the latest London stories, London bus drivers to get accessibility training on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news
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Feds find Amtrak violated access rules for disabled passenger - The Hill

Feds find Amtrak violated access rules for disabled passenger - The Hill | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
One of the company's station in Richmond, Va. was ruled to be out of compliance. 
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Looks like Amtrak are going to include visual information as well as audible announcements in the future...

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Wheelchair Accessible Taxis For Sale in the UK

Wheelchair Accessible Taxis For Sale in the UK | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Have you ever thought about buying a taxi and being your own boss? There are wheelchair accessible taxis for sale UK.
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Accessible Travel Tips: How to Plan Your Barrier- Free Flight

Accessible Travel Tips: How to Plan Your Barrier- Free Flight | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Do you require mobility aids like a wheelchair, walker or scooter in order to travel? We share what to know before booking your next flight.
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2015 Newmar Dutch Star Wheelchair Accessible Motor Coach

Newmar RV Video - Learn more about the 2015 Newmar Dutch Star Class A Diesel with Wheelchair Access.
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This is a demo in the USA - hence the use of words that we don't use here in the UK.  They build motorhomes big there don't they?

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Plans are on track for a Virgin makeover at city's train station - Lancaster Today

Plans are on track for a Virgin makeover at city's train station - Lancaster Today | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Plans to refurbish Lancaster Railway Station have been submitted to the city council.
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When 2 People Refused to Move From the Train’s Wheelchair-Accessible Area

When 2 People Refused to Move From the Train’s Wheelchair-Accessible Area | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
“I was shocked.”
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trip-ability.com on Twitter

trip-ability.com on Twitter | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
ORLANDO water taxi in Universals Pacific Beach Hotel. Fully wheelchair accessible. pic.twitter.com/4U0Grvxcd4
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Disable The Label: Exiting a German Train in a Wheelchair

There's nothing easy about trying to make mass public transportation accessible in older European countries. There's no American Disability Act that ensures all ...
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An accessible rail journey – London to Brighton

Join Sophie Morgan on a train journey from London to Brighton as she discovers just how accessible the GB rail network can be. Watch the full video here ...
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Greyhound Bus Services to People with Disabilities

Greyhound Bus Services to People with Disabilities | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Greyhound bus lines recognizes the importance of making travel easy and accessible for customers with disabilities.
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An accessible rail journey – London to the New Forest - Britain is GREAT

An accessible rail journey – London to the New Forest - Britain is GREAT | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Join Sophie Morgan on a train journey from London to the New Forest, as she discovers just how accessible the GB rail network can...
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Could Morley train station get refurb? - Morley Observer

Could Morley train station get refurb? - Morley Observer | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A councillor has stepped up the campaign to modernise Morley Station, which remains in need of improvement.
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The "Taxi of Tomorrow" Is Now the Official Cab for New York City - Gizmodo

The "Taxi of Tomorrow" Is Now the Official Cab for New York City - Gizmodo | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Against all odds, the Nissan NV-200 will rule the streets of New York. As of today, the vast majority of cab drivers must buy the so-called Taxi of Tomorrow when they retire their old yellow cabs.
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Godalming station to benefit from step-free access thanks to £3.1m investment - European Railway Review (press release)

Godalming station to benefit from step-free access thanks to £3.1m investment - European Railway Review (press release) | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Network Rail will be holding a drop-in session on 9 September 2015 to show passengers plans to provide step-free access at Godalming station
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Time it takes to load a wheelchair passenger.

This short film has been made to highlight Private Hire Drivers and Operators overcharging wheelchair passengers in Bradford and Districts. Some operators are ...
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Travel for All: Lonely Planet forges partnership with accessible tourism network – Lonely Planet blog

Travel for All: Lonely Planet forges partnership with accessible tourism network – Lonely Planet blog | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Travel advice, information and inspiration from Lonely Planet’s online community.
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Why are there still access issues at my train station? - NDIS

Why are there still access issues at my train station? - NDIS | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A five-year review of the accessibility of Australia’s public transport networks found that 10 years after the first disability transport standards were first introduced, there’s still plenty more to do.
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TIPS FOR DISABLED AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL

TIPS FOR DISABLED AND WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
My tips for disabled and wheelchair accessible travel that I have learned while travelling in a wheelchair. Wheelchair travel doesn't need to be stressful.
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Cardiff bus station arrangements come under fire for their impact on blind and ... - WalesOnline

Cardiff bus station arrangements come under fire for their impact on blind and ... - WalesOnline | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The city council says it has worked alongside sight loss charities in advance of implementing the changes
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When Accessible Is Anything But...E180th st Train Station in the Bronx

When Accessible Is Anything But...E180th st Train Station in the Bronx | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I was supposed to take a trip to the New York Botanical Garden with some friends. After a paratransit mix up on my part, we decided to see if there was an accessible mass transit r...
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The Mellor Orion service bus - Bus & Coach Buyer

The Mellor Orion service bus - Bus & Coach Buyer | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Mellor Coachcraft at Rochdale has now fully absorbed manufacture of the Orion low floored, directly wheelchair accessible minibus into its production system. Two basic versions are produced.
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New trolley buses arrive, will start service soon - wreg.com

New trolley buses arrive, will start service soon - wreg.com | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The first two of the new trolley buses will begin service in a few weeks on the Main Street trolley line
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MSPs call for Waverley taxi access action - Edinburgh Evening News

MSPs call for Waverley taxi access action - Edinburgh Evening News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RAIL bosses have been told they must take urgent action to sort out passengers’ access to taxis at Waverley station.
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Riding the Wheelchair Friendly Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Riding the Wheelchair Friendly Blue Ridge Scenic Railway | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
If you're wanting to experience something new, ride the wheelchair accessible vintage train known as the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.
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