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  1. News
    15 October 2014

    Turkish city offers free transport to elderly and disabled

    2438 reads The city of Elazığ in eastern Turkey last month launched a smartcard scheme that allows elderly and disabled residents to travel for free on its public buses. Applying for the smartcard, which...

  2. News
    17 October 2014

    Córdoba launches EV service for disabled tourists (Spain)

    2852 reads The city of Córdoba in southern Spain has launched an electric vehicle service that allows tourists with disabilities and reduced mobility to explore the sights of its historic centre. Three...

  3. News
    06 November 2014

    Burgas proposes reduced fares for seniors (Bulgaria)

    1550 reads Councillors in Burgas on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast have proposed new legislation to reduce the cost of transport for elderly or disabled residents.  Eligible residents would be entitled to...

  4. News
    13 November 2014

    Dubrovnik launches bus for disabled residents (Croatia)

    2502 reads The Croatian city of Dubrovnik has launched a special bus service that will transport passengers with reduced mobility around the city. Local representatives of local disability associations...

  5. News
    19 November 2014

    Italian city launches bus for wheelchair users

    1675 reads The first of a fleet of buses designed to carry up to six wheelchair users each has been launched in Ascoli Piceno, a city in the Italian region of Marche. As well as being equipped for disabled...

  6. News
    01 December 2014

    Zürich plans transport accessibility improvements (Switzerland)

    3398 reads Zürich’s public transport operator, ZVV, has published plans describing how it will address barriers experienced by people with mobility problems on its network.  The paper is a response to the...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...