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Airlines mishandle wheelchairs, strand disabled people

Airlines mishandle wheelchairs, strand disabled people | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Imagine the next time you take a flight, you are asked to turn over your electronic devices. That's right, your laptop, tablet and smart phone.
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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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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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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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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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