Category: Accessibility

Won: two cases against London Underground regarding info on lift closures

Today we won two cases against London Underground, over their failure to effectively promulgate information about lift closures and alternative step-free routes for disabled people. Westminster In October 2016, I attempted to get from Westminster to Kings Cross but was thwarted as both the lift at the main entrance and the alternative lift at Canon…

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Taxis and the Equality Act

Download Final September 2018 report: Licensing authorities’ approach to the Equality Act 2010 provisions on taxi wheelchair discrimination Sept 2018 report (.pdf, 3Mb) – Sept 2018 report (.docx, 3Mb) Interim Reports: April 2018 update (.pdf, 2Mb) – April 2018 update (.docx, 7Mb) July 2017 initial report (.pdf, 7Mb) – July 2017 initial report (.docx, 27Mb)…

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Accessibility of Rail Replacement Bus Services

I’m finalising my submission to the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry into the effects of this year’s rail timetable disruption on passengers. I am publishing here my explanation as to why I think that it is a (little-honoured) legal requirement that most rail replacement bus services must be operated using accessible vehicles. It is a criminal…

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