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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. News
    10 August 2015

    Barcelona improves accessibility on public transport (Spain)

    2669 reads A pilot project is underway to increase access to public transport to people with sight problems in Barcelona. Two organisations are involved as well as Barcelona's public transport operator...

  4. News
    23 November 2015

    New app for travellers with reduced mobility released

    2583 reads A free smartphone application that helps people with reduced mobility with navigation over multiple modes of transport, orientation and parking, has been launched. The app, designed by the EU...

  5. News
    30 May 2016

    Bucharest metro increases access to transport (Romania)

    2953 reads Bucharest's metro network has announced that it will implement routes for use by visually-impaired passengers at its existing metro stations. The routes will be marked using special ceramic...

  6. News
    09 August 2016

    Seminar discusses role of 'flexible' public transport

    2240 reads Public transport comes in different forms and sizes, including demand-responsive (or 'flexible') services that have been part of the public transport systems for quite some time now. ...

  7. News
    08 November 2018

    Switzerland adopts EU Regulation and requires electric vehicles to make noise

    1254 reads Electric cars in Switzerland will be required to make an artificial noise. The aim of the measure is to improve safety for pedestrians, especially the visually impaired. Switzerland implemented...

  8. News
    10 December 2019

    Warsaw wins 2020 Access City Award

    33 olvasás The city of Warsaw has been awarded the 2020 Access City Award, the European Prize for cities accessible to people with disabilities and elderly people. The award The Access City Award is...

  9. News
    12 October 2020

    Valencia creates 1,060 smart parking spaces in a pilot scheme

    40 reads The city of Valencia has launched a project to provide 1,060 smart parking spaces for people with reduced mobility, for loading and unloading. The spaces can also be used by taxis. The system...

  10. News
    29 September 2014

    Cluj-Napoca grants free public transport for older people (Romania)

    2811 reads Since the beginning of September around 57 000 pensioners in Cluj-Napoca have been able travel around the city's metropolitan area free of charge.    The changes also apply to older people...