The MAN Bus Modification Center has achieved a first, equipping an MAN Lion’s Coach with a ceiling lift for Voyages Emile Weber. This will make trips safer and more comfortable for passengers with physical disabilities. People with reduced mobility can use a lifting platform to board the MAN Lion’s Coach. New track-guided mobility system ensuresContinue reading “New ceiling lift raises the bar for universally accessible coach travel | MAN Bus Germany”
… The hands-free solution, known as the Universal Fare Gate Access Program, represents the world’s first transit authority system that offers hands-free automated access to disabled passengers, according to Erin Windross, TransLink’s planner for access transit planning. The RFID technology, which consists of UHF access-control cards and readers above fare gates, is provided by British Columbia RFID and Internet of ThingsContinue reading “RFID Enables Hands-Free Transit Entrance for Vancouver Disabled”
The priorities, which were laid out in a report and released by the federal government Monday, summarize eight months of consultations held with Canadians from coast to coast. Carla Qualtrough Qualtrough, the minister tasked with crafting laws to make Canada more accessible to people with disabilities, says employment will be a key focus of herContinue reading “Canada’s new accessibility laws should focus on employment, inclusive buildings, transport “
Inspired by Redgum this morning to finally write.
When planning your wedding, the most important part is finding ceremony and reception venues that fit your style and budget — and for wheelchair users, accessibility is another box to tick off. Trending venue options include getting married outdoors on farms or beaches, in warehouses or barns, or at poolsides. And as young wheelers makeContinue reading “Weddings and Wheels – New Mobility”
Young people with disabilities are being excluded from job opportunities and discouraged from using health and education services because transport facilities across the UK are not accessible enough, a charity has warned. … Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Transport access for disabled ‘has gone backwards in places’ – BT
My ex-boss, when talking about the language of disability, always used to tell people that “wheelchair bound” should refer to those who do not use a wheelchair, as they’re potentially headed there and we’ve already arrived! Well, now take a look at this experimental vehicle from Segway. See, he was right! The Personal Urban MobilityContinue reading “GM and Segway new balancing two-wheeler transport project”