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On Track for 2020?: The Future of Accessible Rail Travel

On Track for 2020?: The Future of Accessible Rail Travel | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Britain runs on rail. Our railway, an increasingly important public service, carries more than 4.5million customers a day. It plays a vital role connecting people to jobs, housing and loved ones. Together, rail companies are investing to improve now and for the long term and we want to make the railway more accessible so that…
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RDG publishes report on future of accessible rail travel | Disability Rights UK

RDG publishes report on future of accessible rail travel | Disability Rights UK | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together train operators and Network Rail to improve the Britain’s railways. A report, On Track for 2020?: The Future of Accessible Rail Travel, commissioned by RDG and written in 2015, highlighted the specific challenges facing the railway in meeting the needs...
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Wheelchair and Guided Assistance Tips for Service Providers — Sky Inclusion

Wheelchair and Guided Assistance Tips for Service Providers — Sky Inclusion | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Restroom Stops A restroom stop is required if: A passenger requests a stop; The restroom is on the way to the destination; and The stop can be made without unreasonable delay. You are only required to take a passenger to the entrance of the restroom. Seated Transfers While safely transferring a passenger from a wheelchair…
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You and Yours on taxi access legislation and councils...

From BBC Radio 4's "You and Yours" programme, Thursday 15th June 2017. Winifred Robinson hears from Emma Vogelmann and me about the problems with securin
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How are taxis regulated regarding the carriage of disabled people? Here You and Yours looks at the challenges faced by users.
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More accessible transport options for Canberrans

More accessible transport options for Canberrans | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
More accessible transport options for Canberrans
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Woman Who Uses Wheelchair Sues United After Being Dropped On Flight

Woman Who Uses Wheelchair Sues United After Being Dropped On Flight | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Her lawsuit says she "sustained serious and permanent injuries."
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Special Needs | CATSA | ACSTA

Special Needs | CATSA | ACSTA | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
CATSA recognizes that travel can be challenging for passengers with special needs. The tips below will help make the security screening process as easy as possible.
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Wheelchair Friendly | M1 Cabs Ltd | Reliable Hitchin Taxi Service

Your friendly local taxi service covering Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Arlesey, Ickleford, Stotfold, Fairfield Park, Henlow and Lower Stondon.
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Public transport bosses: EU Accessibility Act focuses too much on ticket machines

Public transport bosses: EU Accessibility Act focuses too much on ticket machines | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
With the passage of the EU Accessibility Act this month, EURACTIV.com spoke to the public transport bodies of London, Vienna and Paris to see what progressive solutions for disabled passengers are already underway – and what dangers may lurk in the proposed act.
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EZY MOV, India's 1st Wheelchair Taxi Service on Aaj Tak

India's 1st wheelchair accessible taxi service
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Have your say on the transformation of Oxford Street - Transport for London - Citizen Space

Have your say on the transformation of Oxford Street - Transport for London - Citizen Space | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The site lists consultations that are run by Transport for London. On this site you can find, share or take part in consultations.
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Accessible Taxis in East Renfrewshire

Today, East Renfrewshire Council have announced that they will finally take action to increase the number of wheelchair accessible taxis in the area. We'r
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Home - Disabled Parking Accreditation

Home - Disabled Parking Accreditation | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The Disabled Parking Accreditation becomes a Certification Mark The scheme, which recognises off-street parking facilities as accessible to disabled motorists, is now a lawful Certification Mark awarded to DMUK by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the official UK government body responsible...
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Power sockets and wi-fi added to new ScotRail train fleet

Power sockets and wi-fi added to new ScotRail train fleet | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The first of a fleet of ScotRail trains to be refurbished with new seats, power sockets and wi-fi was unveiled at East Kilbride Station today.
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ACI: Larnaca Airport Most Accessible Airport for People with Disabilities in Europe

ACI: Larnaca Airport Most Accessible Airport for People with Disabilities in Europe | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
For the first time in the history of the Cypriot airports, Larnaca International Airport won the first place among 500 other European airports from 45 states, at the ACI Awards and in the category of
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The Airlines Broke My Legs… Again

The Airlines Broke My Legs… Again | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
  Just wanted to thank everyone for the outpouring of support over the last 24 hours. It took about a million zip ties to put my chair into something passable for a seating system to get me ho…
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Add Your Voice To The Call For Accessible Train Stations

Add Your Voice To The Call For Accessible Train Stations | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
To the Minister for Transport: Our community needs public transport that is accessible to everybody. Parents with prams, people in wheelchairs, older people and anyone with a mobility issue shouldn’t have to struggle to get to work or the shops, visit friends or travel to medical appointments.
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Halifax Transit bus, ferry fleet now fully accessible

Halifax Transit bus, ferry fleet now fully accessible | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
The system is now universally usable after the final inaccessible Halifax bus was retired this past winter.
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General Election - Disabled and older people call for accessible transport › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London

General Election - Disabled and older people call 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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Still a long way to go until London is accessible › Transport for all › Accessible Transport in London

Still a long way to go until London is accessible › 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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RNIB Scotland: Scottish bus operators pledge to make travel more accessible for passengers with sight loss - VISION 2020 UK

RNIB Scotland: Scottish bus operators pledge to make travel more accessible for passengers with sight loss - VISION 2020 UK | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
A nationwide campaign to make public transport more accessible for blind and partially sighted people will receive a major boost today [FRIDAY, 19TH MAY] when the representative body for Scottish bus and coach operators endorses it.
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Discover easier air travel with a disability at the Mobility Roadshow - AT Today Magazine

Discover easier air travel with a disability at the Mobility Roadshow - AT Today Magazine | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Tryb4uFly, a service provided by Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled …
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Accessible Travel Tips

Accessible Travel Tips | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
Accessible travel tips and travel resources for wheelchair travelers, people with disabilities, their families and their friends.
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Consent decree forces St. Charles Streetcar line to become wheelchair accessible

Consent decree forces St. Charles Streetcar line to become wheelchair accessible | Accessible Travel | Scoop.it
St. Charles streetcar line to become wheelchair-accessible, consent decree says
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