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Travability

Disabled people do not exist in silos

A consortium developing a new data-sharing framework to communicate disabled people’s travel requirements between supply-chain operators has secured funding from the UK’s Connected Places Catapult.

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EV Assist +

New funding to improve charge point accessibility. 

The Scottish Government has awarded £210,000 to test new ways of improving accessibility across ChargePlace Scotland’s electric vehicle charging network.

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Restarting the Cultural Sector

‘In-situ’ and ‘En-route’ Travel Advice for Audiences

YST is currently helping to restart the cultural sector by working with destinations and events to deploy our UK government backed ‘Travel Assistant’.

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Engineering Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

‘Access for all’ as a fundamental requirement

Last night we picked up the ITS (UK) ‘innovation award for Inclusive Mobility’, yet access to transport networks, and to many destinations, the workplace, venues and events, still remains dire. 

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TOC Ability: Designing Intelligent Mobility

Blueprint for improved travel for disabled passengers

TOC Ability is a new digital platform providing a blueprint for removing barriers to travel for disabled passengers. The £1.4 million TOC Ability research and development project has today released its final report, which shows how digital technology can be harnessed to enhance the accessibility and inclusivity of rail services for disabled customers.

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