Tag Archives: BTS

Too High and Too Wide (Yellow Line)

ภาพ ความสูงและห่างระหว่าพื้นสถานีและตู้โดยสาร

“Please mind the gap between the train and the platform” While traveling, we will hear an announcement every time. The gap can cause accidents, so the system has to make frequent announcements. Most people just need to be cautious and comfortably step over the gap. However, users with mobility issues, especially wheelchairs users, have to request and wait for assistance. Why is there a gap? 1. The train carriages have a lower section and when the train is in motion, the carriages sway like the cars we drive every day. 2. As the train enters the station, to prevent the …

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[Bangkok Footpath Review] Accessible, Safe, and High Standard!

ภาพ ซาบะอยู่บนทางเท้า มีรถมอเตอร์ไซด์อยู่ใกล้ๆ

June 4, 2023 The Yellow Line BTS (Skytrain) has started its operation. I saw locals trying it out and having fun, so I decided to give it a try as well. However, I know what I’d like to see. I didn’t have much time, so I couldn’t explore the footpath below Hua Mak Station extensively. Based on my observation, “We have excellent footpaths that are convenient, safe, and of high standards!” — #BangkokActNOW

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Dead Skywalk ที่ BTS ปุญญวิถี (WarZone)

ภาพ ซาบะกำลังนั่งอยู่หน้าบันได

15 มีนาคม 2566 BTS สถานี ปุญญวิถี มี Skywalk แสดงความเหลื่อมล้ำ | Dead Skywalk ที่แท้ทรู 1. Skywalk มีการลดระดับชั้นและเป็นบันได (ตามภาพ) 2. มีการติดตั้งลิฟท์ราวบันได (Stair Lift) ซึ่งเป็นอุปกรณ์ที่ไม่ควรใช้บนพื้นที่สาธารณะ เพราะอันตราย ต่างประเทศมีคนตกตายมาแล้ว, มีคนอีกมากที่ใช้ไม่ได้, ต้องมีคนดูแล และเราภายใต้ชื่อเครือข่ายขนส่งมวลชนทุกคนต้องขึ้นได้ (T4A) เคยยื่นหนังสือต่อรัฐมนตรีว่าการกระทรวงคมนาคม ขอให้เลิกใช้ในระบบใหม่ๆ หลายปีแล้ว

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People with disabilities need to write records for transportation?

I do always use BTS or MRT for my daily commute. Today, I arrived at MRT Phetchaburi station in the morning. I went to the ticket counter and before I got into the gate, the security asked me to write down my personal record before enter to the gate. I told the security to do it for me and he actually wrote them then I handed my disability identification card.

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ALERT! A huge accessibility problem found at the skywalk connecting Wat Phra Sri Mahathat station to Tesco Lotus Laksi, on the recent Green Line extension of the BTS skytrain!

  I just got this image from one of our networks on yesterday. Surprised by what I saw before, and sadly once again, there was a steep stairway! on the skywalk which connected right next to the Wat Phra Sri Mahathat station, a brand-new BTS station, way down to Tesco Lotus Laksi. This was annoying me so much because previously I had a meeting with the MRTA team, who’s in charge of this, and I insisted no stair on skywalks anymore. And they firmly promised my request. But is this what we got? By the way, we have quite a …

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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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