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  1. News
    04 August 2014

    Sydney leads the way for visually impaired citizens (Australia)

    1214 reads Australia’s most extensive network of pedestrian Braille signs that will help visually impaired citizens and visitors navigate the streets of Sydney is nearing completion.  The first stage of the...

  2. News
    05 September 2014

    New minibuses for handicapped passengers in Brussels (Belgium)

    1332 reads STIB-MVIB, the public transport operator for Brussels, has purchased 12 new minibuses for transporting passengers with disabilities safely and comfortably. The new buses replace a previous fleet...

  3. News
    17 September 2014

    Madrid works to improve accessibility to transport (Spain)

    2124 reads The Madrid Regional Transport Consortium has begun working on technological solutions as part of an EU project to improve transport for people with reduced mobility. A participant together with...

  4. News
    19 September 2014

    Warsaw wins funding to improve mobility for visually impaired (Poland)

    2189 reads The Polish capital has won € 1 million in Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2014 Mayors Challenge to develop a network that will help blind and visually impaired people travel around the city. The...

  5. News
    27 November 2014

    New headset to make getting around easier for the visually impaired

    1270 reads A new talking headset developed by Microsoft is set to revolutionise the ability of the visually impaired to navigate unfamiliar urban areas. Sitting on the front of the ear so as not to drown...

  6. News
    09 December 2014

    Ankara to improve transport accessibility for people with reduced mobility (Turkey)

    2352 reads The Turkish capital, Ankara, is planning changes to legislation that will require transport providers to make their vehicles accessible for people with reduced mobility. According to the Turkish...

  7. News
    15 December 2014

    French PM commits to improved transport for people with disabilities

    2272 reads The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, has publically committed to improving transport across France for people with disabilities. In a statement given at Evry-Courcouronnes metro station on...

  8. News
    19 December 2014

    Borås recognised for its commitment to accessibility (Sweden)

    1746 reads The Swedish city of Borås has been awarded the 2014 European Access City Award, recognising its commitment to accessibility for people with disabilities and senior citizens. The award...

  9. News
    23 January 2015

    Kaunas launches taxi service for people with reduced mobility (Lithuania)

    2442 reads Kaunas will become the third city in Lithuania to implement a social taxi system for people with reduced mobility. ‘This is not just a social service, but a campaign that invites the movement of...

  10. News
    10 February 2015

    La Rochelle tests mobility service for seniors (France)

    1931 reads La Rochelle has launched a pilot program that provides an electric taxi service for elderly residents to help them get around the French city. The six-month initiative, which started in December...