Tag "Accessible transport"

The Independent Gatwick Accessibility Panel: help shape accessibility for disabled passengers

Gatwick Airport has launched a new independent panel to help shape the airport’s accessibility strategy and improve services for disabled passengers.

British Airways launches a dedicated customer service team for disabled passengers

British Airways Accessibility Team is a dedicated customer service for passengers with hidden and visible disabilities. Find out more about the new programme and what support you can get on your next journey.

Banning pavement parking could give freedom to disabled pedestrians

MPs have proposed plans to have an outright ban on pavement parking in England, which could better enable disabled people to get out, be independent and access their communities.

Concerns over access on public transport prior to car-free day in London

Concerns have been raised by disabled people over the access of public transport following the announcement of a car-free day in London next month.

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Two taxi drivers refused to take disabled passengers

Taxi drivers refuse two disabled passengers – a wheelchair user and blind person with a guide dog – despite the law stating that all taxis should provide transport to any disabled person.

Inaccessible Indonesia: be grateful for the accessibility we have

We all know that throughout the world there are various access issues for disabled people, be it with shops, public transport or tourist attractions. But some places are a lot

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Accessible taxis: get £15 off your first uberACCESS and uberASSIST ride

We’ve teamed up with transportation service Uber to bring you discounts on accessible taxi rides in big cities across the UK. Read on to find out how you can use

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Mexico: accessible or not?

Have you ever wanted to go to Mexico but wondered whether it’s accessible? Read about wheelchair user Laurie Young’s experience of travelling there and the accessible resort in ‘paradise’. My

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G’day from accessible New Zealand: part 2

Earlier in the week we heard from Disability Horizons contributor Toyah Wordsworth, who shared her experience of the first part of her trip to New Zealand. Find out how she

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Accessible Paris?

Thinking of going on a trip to Paris? Regular Disability Horizons contributor, Hayleigh Barclay, tells us about her trip to Paris, from the romantic highs to the tiring lows. Bonjour!