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How can you get through it? Ask yourself

We made a field survey on this site six months ago. We’ve gathered useful information, all possibly available, regarding the Bangkok BTS Green Line South Extension and provided with critical recommendations to the government sectors and civil servants. Despite our huge efforts for the better, today it seems that things get worse, truly worse! AS YOU CAN SEE!, this is a thing you won’t see from the wise man. The Prime Minister once has stated precisely that “We won’t leave a man behind”. The Minister of Transport was also quickly responsive to his policy. But the reality doesn’t reflect what …

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Meeting with DEP of PWDs regarding accessible facilities on BTS Green Line

28 May 2018 As a chairman, on behalf of Rail System / Transportation For All (T4A) leading by Mr. Theerayuth, to discuss on accessibility problems and plausible solutions regarding the extension of BTS Green Line (Bearing – Sa-mut Pra-karn). Mr. Jeerasak Sripamma, Deputy Director of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, was the guest of honor who performed as a chairman. The meeting involved other relevant parties as well.

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T4A in co-operation with the PWDs associations is suing the Bangkok City Hall for 1,436 ML THB for failed to complete the installation of elevators and accessible facilities at the BTS.

9 May 2018 A group of PWDs activist, Transportation For All (T4A), is gathering with other groups of PWDs networks to proceed prosecuting Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for failure to completely install all BTS elevators and infrastructure. This inability to comply is against the order from the Supreme Court which had issued the mandate previously. The group also claimed that the incidence has terribly costed the estimated damage of 1,436 million Baht.

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The Next Move : PWDs networks join forces, going to sue against Bangkok City Hall again for failed to satisfy an Administrative Court ordered failed elevators and accessible facilities installation.

PWDs Sue Against City Hall Transportation For All (T4A), Disabilities Thailand, and Person with disabilities (PWDs) networks will, once again, make a gathering marching to sue against the Bangkok City Hall  and demand for reasonable compensations from their failure to meet the Administrative Court’s order to install newly elevators and accessible facilities at all the original 23 BTS stations, giving it one year implementation and it is now three years passed. At Administrative Court, Chang-Wat-ta-na road.

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“BTS Sam-rong station accessibility survey” (SabaLive season2)

BTS Sam-rong Station Bangkok, Thailand. BTS Sam-rong station, the metro electric train has just recently opened for service. After 3 years of intensive collaboration a group of activists had provided to authorities who were in charge of this project. I’m going to have a deliberate look on it with firsthand experience. To see whether is there any improved accessibility comparing to the old layout & design.

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Court Hearing at Civil Court, Ratchada. A long journey of Accessibility and Justice. Will you go with us?

The case could be dated back to 2007 when a group of PWDs sued BTS for their lack of accessibility, by law. Until now that the Supreme Court delivered decision that BTS must successfully and completely provide elevators, and other necessary accessibilities, at its 23 stations within 1 year (due 20 January 2016.) But, BTS failed to make it completely during the timeframe

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Accessibility Is Freedom / T4A members, joint to provide Thailand’s public transportation accessibility information (JICA & DPI African PWDs Training 2017)

Accessibility Is Freedom and Transportation For All member (T4A) https://www.facebook.com/Transportation4all/ including Khun Supawat and Khun Sawang whose contributions are astonishing, had a great opportunity to get collaboration in providing useful information about accessibility in Thailand’s public transportations at the event “JICA & DPI African PWDs Training 2017”

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Taking new friends for a new ride and shopping (African Training 2017, DPI-Japan, JICA)

DPI APAs AccessibilityIsFreedom, is a member of Transportation For All (T4A https://www.facebook.com/Transportation4all/), has a wonderful opportunity to get involvement in collaboration with DPIAP in a magnificent project called, African Training 2017. Our job is to provide information of Bangkok’s transportation accessibilities. We will work together for two days. Today is the first day and our team took them to have a ride at BTS and MRT, a major sky train and subway system in Bangkok, to test their functionality and accessibility.

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SabaLive BTS Asoke charged for crossing the station & using the elevator (Is it true?)

Saba Alex Liew Our long time no see dinner. Before living back home, Alex told me that were being charged for crossing over the station and using the elevator on BTS Asoke. How could it be this mess ? I’ve never charged any before. Let’s check this out .. . (Multilingual speaking)

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