Accessibility and Travel

Ibiza: What It’s Like Raving In A Wheelchair On The Party Island

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  By Alex Taylor in BBC News. A year ago, I was told I would have to pay double to get into a nightclub in Ibiza. Why? I have cerebral palsy, a condition which affects mobility, and rely on a carer to help me on nights out – who also needed to pay the entry […]

Woman In Mobility Scooter Thrown Off Northern Train

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  by Katie Campbell  in UNITE.   Sara Jane Harvey, who blogs as Agony Autie, posted a startling and disturbing video on Thursday of her being thrown off a Northern train because she was using a mobility scooter. Sara, who underwent surgery two weeks ago and has a heart condition, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and autism, was told […]

Your Legal Rights To Accessible Transport

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  Equality Act 2010   The Equality Act 2010 replaced all previous equality legislation, including the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (DDA). It protects disabled people in all areas, including transport. Under the Act, transport providers have the duty to provide an accessible service and make ‘reasonable adjustments’ to offer the same standard of service to […]

Accessibility Around The World – How Do Popular Cities Measure Up ?

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  From Able Magazine.   Travelling and exploring different places around the world is a source of joy and excitement for many people. Travel presents opportunities to broaden your horizons, meet new and interesting people, and create memories that will last a lifetime. However, for people with disabilities, travel can be more of a challenge. […]

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