Tag Archives: TTD

More must be done for those with a disability

Every year on Dec 3 we mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), an opportunity to highlight the challenges people with disabilities face in their everyday life and the services and efforts government and other partners need to make to ensure their meaningful inclusion. Because it is critical to realise that disability inclusion is essential to upholding human rights, which is central and a pre-condition towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its principle of leaving no one behind.

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Bangkok Accessibility Journey

November 22nd, 2021 In cooperation with Accelerator Lab, UNDP Thailand, “Bangkok Accessibility Journey” project finally took place yesterday. It was an honor to have Mr. Jyri Järviaho, the Finnish Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia, along with Mr. Renaud Meyer, UNDP Resident Representative to Thailand.

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[Survey and Recommendation] 360-Degree Views of Accessibility of an Electric-Boat Service on Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem and Piers and Where Immediate Attention is Required

A quick recap and an urgent call for improvement to make the new electric-boat service on Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem accessible to all: 1. Footpath >> needs to be widened and to have curb ramps to comply with standards. Obstructions such as poles should be relocated. Connectivity with other transportation modes and to/from major locations needs to be looked at. Park and ride facilities are recommended.

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Joining a meeting with the Traffic and Transportation Department (TTD) about BTS elevators project and Change Bangkok for everyone campaign

On behalf of the president of a railway accessibility and a following-up of BTS elevators installation group, the representative of T4A association and PWDs, I went to meet Mr. Phanurak Klannurak, director of the TTD, and his board of directors in order to follow up the installation process of additional elevators on BTS stations and also others projects that we may work together in future.

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“You’re helping us and you get nothing…” the mission to build an accessible city for everyone.

“You’re helping us and you get nothing…” A voice from the Thammasat University law students, year 2016 that I had the opportunity to work with. This is the second time that we are meeting to make an appeal at the Traffic and Transportation Department of Bangkok City (TTD) for the construction of skywalk so that it’s accessible to everyone.

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