When traveling to a new destination you need to know how you are going to get around. Have your own vehicle or renting? Public transportation like trains, subways, taxis or boats will vary in wheelchair access everywhere you go. Will you be wheeling the city at all? Don’t get stranded, prepare your mobility.

Long Island, NY Accessible Transportation Options

As a born and raised Long Islander, organizing transportation for even the smallest local adventures is something I’ve had to do throughout my life. Populated by widely spread out suburban towns, most Long Island destinations are rarely within wheelchair rolling...

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Access Barriers to Public Transportation in Denmark

I tried to use the bus for the first time. There is a manual ramp at the back door. I talked to the driver in English and asked him if he can let the ramp down for me but he never got off his driving seat. When I wanted to get off, some passengers went to the driver...

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Accessibility of the New York Subway System

Though I've been a New Yorker all my life, I grew up feeling quite uneasy and hesitant about venturing into New York City. Yes, I know it's shocking, but not all New Yorkers are city residents! I live in a big but relatively quiet suburb of Long Island, and because I...

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Toronto, Canada: Wheeling Streets & Sidewalks

The summer is the top tourist season but our weather makes travelling in three of four seasons viable for the wheelchair user. (I personally would pass on winter unless it’s a work trip! Go south I say.) If you stay downtown you may find that wheeling is the best way...

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Israel Travel: Attractions, Tours and Transportation

Millions of tourists visit Israel these days and among them there are a lot of people with limited mobility. The popularity of traveling to Israel has encouraged more and more accessible improvements. Government has worked particularity hard to improve access to...

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Getting around Charleston, SC in a Wheelchair

You are going to want to stroll around Downtown Charleston to visit some areas you wanted to get a closer look at including the side streets, alleys and various nooks. Keep in mind that Charleston, South Carolina is a beautiful city, undeniably rich in history but...

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Accessible Transportation Around London

London’s Underground (The Tube) transportation system is the oldest railway in the world. The other public transportation systems available that service within Greater London are the London Overground, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), Tramlink, and London buses. Maps...

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Traveling the Streets of San Francisco by Wheelchair

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…” and be prepared for a city with steep hills. Growing up in the East Bay Area about 30 minutes from San Francisco, I have experienced this city pre and post spinal cord injury and know the...

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Wheelchair Accessible Transportation in Japan

Train travel is the most popular way to get around Japan and for a tourist using a wheelchair it is vital. Train stations are resources for information, food, water, public restrooms, navigation and even shopping for pretty much anything. Every station has maps...

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