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A footpath problem at the opposite Wat Phta Sri Mahathat. To build a great city for all, we first must begin with a small simple step.

I already posted the problem at this area on my previous post and asked for your opinions. Now, I would like to give a piece of my thoughts. 1. The footpath is so inclined, too inclined even for normal pedestrian to walk. 2. The electric pole is placed at the centre of the footpath, seriously? 3. The footpath is too narrow with other obstacles.

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Have you ever realised that PWDs had long been fighting for equal rights and fairness ‘for everyone’ for more than a generation?!!

Both images took place in a different time scale of 30 years. It exemplifies the voices of brave PWDs (people with disabilities) who stand up to demand a basic human rights, stated by the constitutions. Yet, from the past till present time, most PWDs remain unable to go out of home conveniently, to go to school and hospital, to work and make a living individually. This is a living, catastrophic summary of the basic human rights of PWDs in Thailand. What else could be worse?

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An excellent service on the Purple Line!

Thailand is known for its warm service and kindness that builds great impression for any visitors around the world. And the commuter train service is simply one of them. I’ve been using the commuter train services intensely during the last 6 years. I can firmly assure you its gradual improvement of services in many areas. And I’m not alone. Recently I got a happy story from Aey regarding the service that I can’t wait to share with you.

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The entrance of the MRT Bang O station, even a ‘puppy’ feels cramped to pass!

One of our fellow networks has sent this devastating scene to me when he explored the whole area of MRT Bang O station, a newly-built station recently opened for service. I personally don’t blame the labour workers who, after all, follow the order of their boss. And their boss follows the order of their superior up further, and the superior to the more superior.

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Latest news: Bua Yai Junction railway station, Nakhon Ratchasima

According to the image, I have just received the latest news from our associate group. I am glad that “at least” we have some positive news. Anyway, I told them not to be happy yet. We have to wait until it’s all done, make a full trial and proceed with the follow up work closely. This topic will be presented to the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and the Transport Minister as information of problem solving and protection for the entire system.

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เสนอแนวทางการแก้ไข ปัญหา Skywalk จากสถานีวัดพระศรีฯ ไปห้างโลตัส

เมื่อแจ้งปัญหาแล้วก็ต้องแนะแนวทางการแก้ไข… วิเคราะห์: ปัญหาการสร้าง Skywalk แล้วมีบันได เราพบตลอดเวลาที่ติดตามการก่อสร้างระบบขนส่งสาธารณะ ผมเชื่อว่า ปัญหานี้เกิดขึ้นในทุกลำดับชั้นของคนทำงานที่ ‘ไม่ได้คำนึงถึงคนทุกคน’ ทีมที่เกี่ยวข้องตั้งแต่คนออกแบบ, คนนำเสนอ, คนตรวจสอบ, และสุดท้ายคนตัดสินใจ ทุกคนล้วนมีส่วนต้องรับผิดชอบหันมาร่วมทำงานกันเพื่อไม่ให้ปัญหาเกิดขึ้นซ้ำแล้วซ้ำอีก ข้อมูลเพิ่มเติม: เราได้รับข้อมูลจากเครือข่ายว่า ปลายสุดของ Skywalk ตรงนี้สุดที่สะพานลอยเดิม (ยัง)ไม่ได้เชื่อมเข้าห้างโลตัสครับ ปัญหาจุดนี้ แยกประเด็น เสนอแก้ไขได้อย่างเป็นระบบ ตามนี้ครับ

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