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Transport Accessibility supplement 2016

25 February 2016 | By

In our first-ever Accessibility Supplement, Dora Ramazzotti at SRM gives an overview of how accessible Bologna’s public transport network is, and Ezio Castagna from CTM explains how Cagliari is investing in vehicles and infrastructure to enhance accessibility. Plus Gunta Anca from the EDF says that the industry must do more…


Vehicle Design supplement

22 December 2014 | By

In our latest free-to-view Vehicle Design Supplement, Mike Weston from TfL gives details about bus sensor technology trials in London; Richard McClean from DB Regio Tyne & Wear explains the Metro’s massive refurbishment programme; and Yannis Vardakastanis from the EDF outlines the importance of vehicle design for persons with disabilities...


Accessibility of urban buses: time to turn EU law into practice!

31 October 2012 | By Guillaume Dufresne, Mobility and Transport Officer, European Disability Forum (EDF)

A Europe free of barriers is where there is freedom of movement for all. The European disability movement believes that all forms of transport should be accessible, including urban buses, which is an important element for the travel chain of passengers with disabilities. The European Disability Forum (EDF) is the…


Taking disability on board

1 April 2005 | By Nora Bednarski, Policy Officer, European Disability Forum

Transport and mobility are essential to disabled people’s full participation in society. Accessible transport is a must. As our population ages rapidly and with an increased consciousness in society of the essential nature of accessible transport in the lives of disabled people, we see a distinct trend towards the development…