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13 Tips for Flying with a Wheelchair

13 Tips for Flying with a Wheelchair | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
I recently flew with my husband, Ted, from our home in Seattle, WA to Monterey, CA for a long weekend.  As an experiment, I took the GRIT Freedom Chair as my only wheelchair.  I decided to use this experience as a jolt to my...
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Service and Emotional Support Animals - Alaska Airlines

Service and Emotional Support Animals - Alaska Airlines | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Learn about Alaska Airlines policies regarding traveling with service and emotional support animals.
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New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Railway bosses have unveiled a number of new initiatives to make travelling easier for the disabled.
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Tweet from @rjfater

Tweet from @rjfater | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
It's here! Download #BlindWays on your iPhone and make travel #independent and #accessible for blind people #MBTA https://t.co/kEi01kzYsS
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Disability assistance | British Airways

Disability assistance | British Airways | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
British Airways offer dedicated information to help you if you need Disability assistance when you travel with us.
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Chicago pushing taxi industry for wheelchair accessibility

Chicago pushing taxi industry for wheelchair accessibility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The city of Chicago is offering financial incentives to encourage the taxi and ride-hailing industries to add more wheelchair-accessible vehicles to their fleets.
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Assisted travel heroes: companies that have mastered accessibility

Assisted travel heroes: companies that have mastered accessibility | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Virgin Atlantic
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Tweet from @mssocietyuk

Tweet from @mssocietyuk | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
We salute the #NightTube + hope more nightlife venues are fully accessible & welcoming to people with disabilities. https://t.co/DRSOh6PNmC
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Accessible Buses for Buchan campaign hails Stagecoach bus revamp

Accessible Buses for Buchan campaign hails Stagecoach bus revamp | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Campaigners celebrate victory in Buchan over investment in transport accessibility "A HUGE LEAP FORWARD" was the judgment by disability campaigners from the group 'Accessible Buses for Buchan' (ABfB), which delivered...
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Tweet from @Aqeel_Qureshi

Tweet from @Aqeel_Qureshi | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Accessible Tram #Hiroshima #accessibility #transportation #Japan #travel #広島 #日本 https://t.co/Kil7b1ev3y
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Only 13 percent of night-tube route is accessible, warns Muscular Dystrophy UK - Muscular Dystrophy UK

Only 13 percent of night-tube route is accessible, warns Muscular Dystrophy UK - Muscular Dystrophy UK | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Only 13 percent of night-tube route is accessible, warns Muscular Dystrophy UK https://t.co/bx9r2PDXbQ
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Tweet from @TfLAccess

Tweet from @TfLAccess | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RT @TfLAccess: River journeys have never been so #accessible follow Chelsey, on her step-free trip #LondonIsOpen https://t.co/QOtivMkAju
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With portable ramps and braille menus, air travel for differently abled gets easier

With portable ramps and braille menus, air travel for differently abled gets easier | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
After waiting for almost a decade, the wish list of differently-abled fliers has been granted. In-flight food spreads in braille, sliding boards and portable ramps seem to have found a boarding pass for Indian skies.
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Abu Dhabi International Airport accessibility report

Abu Dhabi International Airport accessibility report | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
One of the fastest growing hubs in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is a disability-friendly infrastructure, built from inception with accessibility in mind.
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Home - Accessible Travel Hub

Home - Accessible Travel Hub | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Accessible Travel Hub BETA! Scottish Disability Equality Forum (SDEF) is proud to launch the Accessible Travel Hub. The Hub is a place for you to find information, articles and guidance on Accessible Travel in Scotland.
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DOT debates access for disabled in plane restrooms, entertainment, animals

DOT debates access for disabled in plane restrooms, entertainment, animals | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Transportation Department is debating some of the biggest changes for disabled travelers on planes in a generation governing lavatories, seat-back entertainment and comfort animals.
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MAKE RAIL TRAVEL ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL

MAKE RAIL TRAVEL ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Different train companies have different specifications for scooters and other mobility aids to board their trains. This makes sense as older carriages are narrow and do not meet improved design.
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This is a petition to seek support for improved access to trains in the UK.
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Amtrak - Experience - Accessible Travel Services

Amtrak - Experience - Accessible Travel Services | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Make the most of your Amtrak travel experience. Plan for your trip from booking train tickets, a hotel, car rental, buying travel insurance to downloading route guides etc. Make the most of your Amtrak travel experience.
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Uber launches vehicles for wheelchairs in London - BBC News

Uber launches vehicles for wheelchairs in London - BBC News | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Uber launches wheelchair-accessible vehicles that can be requested by passengers in London via the app.
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Train Travel as a Wheelchair User

Train Travel as a Wheelchair User | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Train travel as a wheelchair user can be daunting but our helpful information on how to prepare for your journey will take away the stress.
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Tweet from @TfLAccess

Tweet from @TfLAccess | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Alan does more than just drive a bus, asking customers to move down the bus to help a wheelchair user get on board https://t.co/NNLkDDaV2R
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Tweet from @liampdwyer

Tweet from @liampdwyer | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Breakthrough moment for #Accessible #Cyprus air travel @liampdwyer @CyprusAeropolis @Accomable @BrianMSeaman https://t.co/iQeljasYhP
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Accessible travel stories

Accessible travel stories | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Robyn, Asif, Paresh, James and Bob told us their stories about travelling around London with and accessibility need. Read their stories and see if you could you take more journeys than you think.
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Tweet from @transportforall

Tweet from @transportforall | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
RT @RehabGroup: Great posters on London's public transport. #accessibility #inclusion https://t.co/IwqwVHSoBm
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Accessible Travel

Accessible Travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Finding sources of information about accessible travel for disabled people.
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