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Disability and transport

Newcastle Disability Forum, in conjunction with the local bus companies, are holding an Accessible Bus Day on Saturday 14th September at the RVI. Please see poster for details.

 

Tracking passengers who need assistance | Transport Network

 

UK running 200 years behind on rail accessibility

Nearly 80% of stations across the UK are not accessible to deaf, disabled and older people, say 55 campaigners, even though the government’s figures show a threefold return on such investment: www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/oct/09/uk-running-200-years-behind-on-rail-accessibility

 

BBC News - The guide dog that spies on people who ignore its owner. Article also reports on the discrimination and prejudice blind people experience when using public transport.