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Transport and travel meetings – Northern Ireland

Transport and travel meetings - Northern IrelandThe Inclusive Mobility and Transport Advisory Committee (Imtac) is organising five meetings across Northern Ireland in March to discuss transport and travel with disabled people and older people. Imtac is a Committee of disabled and older people that advises Government in Northern Ireland about transport issues. These meetings are being organised so the committee can learn […]

London Tube travel could be damaging passenger hearing

Woman holding her hands to her ears due to tinnitus (Courtesy of Auris Medical)The BBC is reporting that travelling regularly via London Underground may be damaging to your hearing. Parts of the underground are said to be so loud that they are equivalent to “being at a rock concert”. Certain sections of journeys reached as loud as 109 decibels; louder than a helicopter take off close by. The […]

Share views on travel & accessibility

Airplane taking off into the sunILUNION Technology and Accessibility and ONCE Foundation are conducting a study on travel behavior and accessibility in travel in different countries/ worldwide. The aim is to investigate the preferences, values and satisfaction of tourists travelling around Europe, North America and Asia. Respondents will be asked about frequency of travel, preferred destinations and means of transport. In addition, there are […]

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