We had strolled around the recently opened Wat Phra Sri Mahathat BTS station and found several problems that should be addressed. There are still a revamping and repairing of the footpath on both side of the Buddhavijjalaya College and the pink line monorail which is still under the construction, this what we saw:Read More »
A 360° view captured from BTS Wat Phra Sri Mahathat Station’s skywalk where part of them are stairs in case you all haven’t seen it yet. ‘The walkway only provides stairs’ issue would not had happened if there was a prior-construction discussion with the Association of People with Disabilities.Read More »
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 …Read More »
The 2nd meeting of metro train accessibility verification for Pink Line (Khae Rai – Min Buri) and Yellow Line (Lat Phrao – Samrong)
19 March 2020, we joined a meeting regarding the metro accessibility verification of those ‘under-construction’ train lines in Bangkok by checking the blueprints and the road condition over the map around the station area.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 »