Transport

News and opinion on transport for people with disability.

Nearly 90% of blind people face ill-treatment over their guide dogs

Nearly 90% of guide dog users face disability discrimination and access problems despite legal protection.

Access problems at super stops prompt trial of wheelchair ramps on...

The step height between trams and tram platforms exceeds the maximum and was known when the trams were ordered.

Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use...

A fantastic settlement has been reached between Uber and the NBF in America to enable far better transport for people using guide dogs and other assistance animals.

Get behind “Paws with Purpose” campaign to help guide dogs access

Please spread the message that guide dogs and seeing eye dogs are allowed everywhere and to prevent access is disability discrimination.

Guide Dogs warn of risks of distracting working animals

Discussion of the problems that can be caused to a guide dog or seeing eye dog by patting them whilst they are working.

Disabled woman abandoned on train in wheelchair after staff ‘forgot about...

A woman travelling on a train in a wheelchair requiring assistance from staff was left abandoned.

Audio: Blind Woman Who Moved to UK For Work (Part 2)

Listen to part two of the interview with a blind woman who has moved to the UK for work as a journalist and details of discrimination in her career.

Revolutionary Off-Road Wheelchair Opens Up New World Of Exploration

A brand new wheelchair designed for off road use - the Freedom Chair is known as the mountain bike of wheelchairs.

Apps are leaving the vision impaired behind – an issue for...

Apps are leaving the blind and vision impaired behind - an issue for access to taxis for people with a disability.