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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  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
    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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  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
    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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...