In a major step forward for accessible transport, Exeter City Council is working directly with RNIB to create a “showcase of what inclusive public realm development could look like” in the form of a brand-new Bus Station for Exeter.
After a long campaign, Dr Amit Patel has successfully persuaded his local council to turn a courtesy crossing into a much more accessible pelican crossing, which the press has dubbed: “Patel’s Pelican”.
The Government is consulting on a potential change in the law in England on pavement parking, which could result in a nation-wide ban.
In a major win for blind and partially sighted people, bus operator Stagecoach West has just announced it is adding audio-visual announcements to its new fleet of buses in Cheltenham.
Showing the council the impact local changes are having on blind and partially sighted people.