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“A new app set to make travelling on trains easier for disabled people is to be rolled out across Britain. The app, called Passenger Assist, will make it easier for people with a disability to book and amend assistance requirements for train journeys, according to industry body the Rail Delivery Group (RDG).”
Handiscover, a startup that lets you find and book accessible travel accommodation, has raised $700,000 in new funding.
“a real change for those of us with access requirements with the introduction of Airbnb’s new accessibility filters and features”
“When Andy Fierlit’s wife suffered a brain aneurysm 27 years ago, doctors urged him to admit her to a nursing home. But Fierlit wanted to make their life ordinary again — or even extraordinary — so he embarked on a mission to show her the world.
This looks like positive news:
This looks promising:
“The introduction of the new accessibility features and filters to all hosts and guests is just the first stage in our journey to improve accessibility at Airbnb. We encourage everyone to use them and send through their feedback.”