Scottish National Transport Strategy open for consultation

16 August 2019
Source: Transport Scotland

The National Transport Strategy sets out Transport Scotland’s vision for the next 20 years and was developed in collaboration with over 60 partner organisations around Scotland. Their vision is for a sustainable, inclusive and accessible transport system helping to deliver a healthier, fairer and more prosperous Scotland for communities, businesses and visitors. Read more and have your say here  

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VISION 2020 UK response to the Disability and the built environment inquiry 2016

15 August 2017

Response VISION 2020 UK is dedicated to the proposition that accessible environments are key to independence. However integrated accessibility, between different areas of the public realm is a non-negotiable. You could have an incredibly accessible building next to inaccessible transport links. VISION 2020 UK considers accessibility as a wide concept that includes the prevention and elimination of obstacles that pose

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TFL: Bus Stop Bypasses monitoring recruitment

16 June 2016
Source: TFL

TFL are currently undertaking work monitoring bus stop bypasses and we are looking for participants to assess them. They are interested to hear from blind and visually impaired people, mobility impaired people, deaf and hard of hearing people, as well as people with learning and communications difficulties, as well as those with mental health issues. Become involved in the future

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Scottish 20mph Default Moves Closer

13 June 2016
Source: 20's Plenty

The first Scottish 20mph Conference moved the debate forward on a National 20mph limit.  20mph was clearly popular amongst delegates with 95% “favouring a national default 20mph limit”. Conference-goers agreed 20’s Plenty. The Scottish Government can lead on a 20mph default for built up areas as best value for money in raising everyday road safety and liveability. The City of

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16th International Mobility Conference. Call for Abstracts

27 May 2016
Source: IMC International

June 26th-30th 2017   Dublin / Ireland Call for Abstracts Now Open! Abstract submissions are welcome for consideration for the International Mobility Conference which will be held in Dublin, Ireland on 26th-20th June 2017. This conference represents excellent opportunity to present original research and case studies based on the conference these of ‘Transitions: Moving On, Moving Out‘. The themes asks us to consider the transitions experienced by

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Wayfindr Unveils First Open Standard for Smartphone & Beacon Navigation Systems that Help Blind People

12 May 2016
Source: RLSB

Google.org funded nonprofit invites feedback on first working draft of guidelines for audio wayfinding systems that help vision impaired people navigate urban environments

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Report on House of Lords Enquiry into Disability Element of the Equality Act

24 March 2016
Source: House of Lords

  The House of Lords Select Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability investigating  the Act’s impact on disabled people has concluded that the Government is failing in its duty of care to disabled people. From taxi drivers refusing to take disabled people, to “disgraceful” accessibility at sports grounds, to pubs and clubs failing to provide disabled toilets, the

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TFL: Assistance dogs campaign

12 February 2016
Source: Transport for London

TFL have listened to customers’ and stakeholders’ concerns about being refused travel or charged more by drivers, so they have developed a new campaign with input from members of Assistance Dogs UK. The campaign aims to educate private hire drivers and operators on their obligations and tells passengers with assistance dogs what rights they have, including that their dogs are

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VISION 2020 UK Transport & Travel Working Committee Agenda for the meeting on Wednesday 10th February 2016

10 February 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK Travel and Transport Committee

Agenda for the meeting on Wednesday 10th February 2016   agenda VISION 2020 UK TT Committee 2016-02-10 Copy of European accessibility act v2 Questions

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