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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. News
    20 February 2015

    Polish senate approves reduced mobility amendment

    1363 reads A new bill passed in the Polish senate has written into law the right of people with reduced mobility to access public transport with assistance. The government will adopt an amendment to the...

  4. News
    08 April 2015

    Visually impaired travellers trial new app in London (UK)

    2112 reads Travellers with visual impairments are testing a new app in London that could help them and other such passengers to navigate public transport independently. The Wayfindr system, being trialled...

  5. News
    22 May 2015

    Nearly quarter of older urban Spaniards face mobility problems

    2155 reads A new study has found that almost a quarter of older Spaniards face significant difficulties in getting around their cities. Spain's Royal Automobile Club and insurance provider Liberty...

  6. News
    25 May 2015

    Car-sharing platform for adapted vehicles launches in France

    3386 reads A young French entrepreneur has launched an online platform where people can offer or rent vehicles adapted for people with disabilities. Charlotte de Vilmorin, who uses a wheelchair, launched...

  7. News
    15 June 2015

    Riga bus drivers trained to help travellers with mobility problems (Latvia)

    1476 reads Drivers and other staff of Riga's minibus service have been trained to offer assistance to passengers with disabilities or with reduced mobility. During the training, staff were made aware...

  8. News
    24 June 2015

    Beacons guide visually impaired passengers on Bucharest buses (Romania)

    2834 reads The first introduction of a guidance system for passengers with visual impairments has been introduced on two bus lines in the Romanian capital Bucharest. Some 40 vehicles are now equipped with...

  9. News
    09 July 2015

    Ankara university develops assistive system for visually impaired travellers (Turkey)

    1551 reads A university in the Turkish capital, Ankara, has launched a project that will help visually impaired students use public transport and take a more active part in social and cultural life. The ...

  10. News
    14 July 2015

    Access City Award 2016 open for applications

    2849 reads EU cities are invited to apply for the sixth edition of the Access City Award, which recognises cities for efforts in improving accessibility for the disabled and older people. The competition is...