How to make transport accessible and cheap? Learn from Rennes

By |september 21st, 2017|European Accessibility Act, News, public transport, Public transport accessibility|

The European Accessibility Act was endorsed in the European Parliament's plenary last Thursday (14 September), with considerable focus on accessibility requirements for public transport, aiming to make getting around easier for the elderly and people w...

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MEPs approve Accessibility Act, ready for talks in Council

By |september 14th, 2017|European Accessibility Act, News, Public transport accessibility, railways, transport|

The European Parliament approved on Thursday 14 (September) the proposed European Accessibility Act, a major piece of legislation meant to make life easier for the elderly and people with disabilities, adding that it is ready for potentially tough memb...

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Løkkegaard MEP: Amended Accessibility Act should pass in Parliament

By |september 12th, 2017|EU Accessibility Act, European Accessibility Act, News|

The European Accessibility Act – a landmark piece of legislation for Europe's 80 million people with disabilities – goes to the European Parliament's for a plenary vote on Wednesday (15 September) after lengthy and sometimes heated debates.

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Digital and accessible, Tallinn’s public transport aims for more

By |september 7th, 2017|Estonia, Estonian Presidency, European Accessibility Act, News, public transport, Public transport accessibility, Talinn|

The European Accessibility Act -- a landmark set of rules meant to facilitate the lives of the elderly and people with disabilities -- is going to the Parliament's plenary next week. A lot of focus has been placed on public transport and ways to make i...

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Accessibility of public transport services in Prague

By |junij 8th, 2017|European Accessibility Act, News|

Prague's transport system has to deal with a vast number of people every day, including those with special needs. It is a big challenge for the Prague Public Transit Company.

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Public transport bosses: EU Accessibility Act focuses too much on ticket machines

By |maj 19th, 2017|EU Accessibility Act, European Accessibility Act, London, News, Paris, Public transport accessibility, TransDev, Transport for London, Vienna, Wiener Linien|

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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Battle hots up over details of Accessibilty Act for passengers with disabilities

By |marec 17th, 2017|ATM, braille, deaf, EDF, European Accessibility Act, Metro stations, Morten Løkkegaard, News, People with disabilities, PRM, UITP|

Last week dozens of people with disabilities demonstrated outside the European Parliament in the hope that MEPs will honour promises they saw in a landmark new accessibility act.

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