Common sense says that going by plane is easier than going by train because it is quickly but this is not always the cash. When I have the time, stress becomes a deciding factor and there are specific long journeys where I prefer the train over plane.One such journey is from Coventry to Strasbourg, where … Continue reading Train vs Plane
One of my big ideas is a new coordinated integration inclusion and accessible national transport service called Connect. I know people may argue it already exists but I want to take it to the next step, making public transport in the UK the first choice for the majority of people.For me, accessible step-free transport is … Continue reading A National Transport Service
The latest fashionable thing for disabled people to moan about appears to be supposedly inaccessible transport. I am I am sounding old but if people understood how inaccessible public transport was just 20 years ago, they may appreciate what we have Now.The political argument has been won and now it is about a slow transformation … Continue reading Inaccessible Transport?
In many areas of the country there is specialist door to door training aimed at disabled people often called ring and ride, dial-a-ride or something similar. They are often a cross between a taxi and a bus, providing door to door transport around the houses as each vehicle may pick up and drop off a … Continue reading Patronising Transport
One of the downfalls of having an electric wheelchair is getting into a taxi. It is certainly possible and with ease but the problem is that some taxi drivers and local government officials have a very different idea.Some taxi drivers seem to bolt when they see me and my wheelchair, simply refusing to take me, … Continue reading My Kingdom for a Taxi