After file a complaint about Skywalk and the stairway to the building, the chairman of the commission of Thai Senate introduced us to the former governor of SRT. I got a chance to report the problem of the Southern Line platform construction’s platform high that will lower than the other lines. He promised to ask and talk in detail, I then asked to shake hand as a promise ^^Read More »
T4A’s train station accessibility at Bangkok Purple Line MRT, Nonthaburi 1 Station with the Ministry of Transport’ advisor.
MRT Purple Line is one of the problematic metro train systems and ‘Station access level quite low’ because the station size is very large and with the method of ‘One elevator per side’ and since the road physical is very width also cars runs very fast (6 lanes on each side), people generally cross the road using a overpass only.Read More »
After we have conducted field survey at the stations so many times, today I and Mr. Ood, on behalf of Transportation For All (T4A), participated in a meeting with the Department of Rail Transport (DRT) in regard to physical improvement surrounding the stations to be accessible for all.Read More »
28 August 2019 Title: Requesting to test and discuss regarding the shuttle boat’s adoption of a universal design concept To: Krung-thep Tha-na-kom Co., Ltd. The Accessibility Is Freedom and the Transportation For All (T4A) have conducted an intensive field survey concerning accessibility issue on the MRT and BTS Bang-wa stations which also are linked to Bang-wa Pier.Read More »
The Disabilities Thailand, Transportation For All (T4A) and Accessibility Is Freedom attended a meeting with Department of Rail Transport (DRT) in regard to the solution of inclusive accessibility.
The meeting altogether was our very first time. It’s good to get to know each other. We did inform everyone of a big picture in regard to the ongoing accessibility problems. The Director, Deputy Director, and all members of the DRT were such a group of active guys. Everyone actively participated during the discussion, provided informative insight, and showed a willingness to solve the problems accordingly to the regulations and inclusiveness. This integral meeting with several parties was far from surprising. Our groups of PWDs have always engaged with the government. The DRT’s current team was indeed the former team …Read More »
August 19, 2019 we attended the National Assembly of Persons with Disabilities 2019. The event was hosted by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP). It’s fascinating and well-organised.Read More »
The statement of the Cabinet of the new government to the Parliament, addressed clearly of universal design (UD) for all
This is a part of the policy that will be delivered to the Parliament on the upcoming 25th of July 2019. I’m pleased to hear that and would like to share with everyone. The government policy affects significantly the degree of accessibility. There is, of course, other details that emphasize the enrichment of the lives of people with more equality.Read More »
The Accessibility Is Freedom and Transportation for All (T4A) have been encouraging to bring up the issue of public transport for all to the spotlight. Recently, we had a wonderful opportunity to have the first meeting with the Department of Rail Transport in order to highlight the issues. It’s a general first meeting in an attempt to share insights and information. The participants in the meeting consist of diverse people from various groups including contractor, rail service provider, PWDs representative, and many related parties. From a holistic point of view, this is a good starting point.Read More »
With our intensive efforts, brought us to meet with the Ambassador Jane Duke, Australian Mission to ASEAN on The AICHR Regional Dialogue, Bangkok. We have some light conversation, she is incredibly magnificent person. I’ve told her that I’ve never been to Australia before, I do plan to visit in the future. I’ve heard that the infrastructure in many cities are built with great equality level. She replied that “We’ve also learnt a lot from our mistakes…”Read More »
I’ve informed from my fellow networks that the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG), whose duty deal with PWDs and accessibility, have made a visit to Thailand. We took this wonderful opportunity to rush out providing them what we have done so far. A chance to meet with the UN’s high-rank officials is practically rare, but we did make it. I was highly appreciative for all the networks that helped arranging this meeting possible. No matter where and who we give a speech, the words that we share are the reflective truth.Read More »