Category Archives: Public Transport System

Svayam Founder featured on AXSChat

Dear Colleagues, #AXSChat is an open online community of individuals on Twitter, dedicated to creating an inclusive world who believe that accessibility is for everyone. Every week, #AXSChat features a different guest who is contributing to making the world a … Continue reading

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Svayam organizes ‘National Consultation Meeting of Stakeholders’ on Dignified Air Travel for Persons with Disabilities and those with Reduced Mobility

On 22 November 2017, Svayam organized a ‘National Meeting of Stakeholders’ in New Delhi to seek ideas and suggestions for improving air travel experiences of persons with disabilities & those with reduced mobility.  The meet was inaugurated by Ms. Sminu … Continue reading

Posted in Accessible Transport, accessible travel and tourism, Airlines discriminate against disabled, BCAS's SOPs for Screening of Passengers with Disabilities, DGCA CAR for Disabled, Dignified Air Travel for Disabled, Persons with Disabilities, Public Transport System, Svayam, Svayam India | 1 Comment

Register for 14th International Conference on Mobility & Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2015) at Lisbon

Dear Colleagues, The 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 28 to 31 July 2015. The 14th TRANSED conference will be hosted by Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) at … Continue reading

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Delhi’s Railway Stations continue to defy the Disability Act – remains inaccessible to disabled

Dear Friends, The Indian Railways has been continuously disregarding the access rights of persons with disabilities and the elderly and has not set its house in order even after nearly two decades of the passage of the Disabilities Act. Svayam … Continue reading

Posted in Accessible Railways, Accessible Transport, disabled friendly coaches, Discrimination on grounds of disabilities, inaccessible pedestrian pathways, Indian Railways, Marginalised pedestrians on Indian Roads, Persons with Disabilities, Public Transport System, Sustainable Transport, Svayam India | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Ms. Sminu Jindal shortlisted for Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2014

We are glad to share that Ms. Sminu Jindal, Founder, Svayam – National Centre for Inclusive Environments  & MD, Jindal SAW Ltd. has been nominated by Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards in the category of “FAVOURITE FACE OF A CAUSE”, which … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility in public infrastructure, Awards for Svayam, Barrier Free, Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards, Ms. Sminu Jindal, Persons with Disabilities, Public Transport System, Svayam, Svayam India | Tagged | 1 Comment

Svayam hosts side event “Funding Accessible Transport” at ITF 2013

Svayam- National Centre for Inclusive Environments, hosted a side event titled “Funding Accessible Transport” at the Annual Summit of International Transport Forum (ITF) held on 22 May 2013 at Leipzig, Germany. Background Note Most of the transport infrastructure to date have … Continue reading

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Glimpses of TRANSED 2012, India

Glimpses of 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for the Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012 India) hosted by Svayam and co-hosted by Govt. of NCT of Delhi at Hotel The Lalit during 17-20 Sep 2012.

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Svayam Accessibility Awards 2012 Conferred

New Delhi, September 20, 2012 The First ever “Svayam Accessibility Awards” were held on the sidelines of 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012 Conference) that took place at New Delhi during 17-20 … Continue reading

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Request to participate in Survey on Use of Mobility Devices on Para-transit Vehicles and Buses

Dear Friends, I am appending the  letter at the request of Uwe Rutenberg of Rutenberg Design, Inc. He and Dr. Kate Hunter-Zaworski of the National Center for Accessible Transportation are conducting research on the “Use of Mobility Devices on Para-transit … Continue reading

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Chennai Metro will be barrier-free: CMRL

Source: The Hindu MEERA SRINIVASAN Chennai: Decision was taken in response to suggestions given by Disability Rights Alliance – Tamil Nadu Persons with disability will have comfortable access to metro stations and trains, the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) said … Continue reading

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