03 Oct '16, 6pm

@developerjack In NSW passengers have the right to decide on a route

The NSW Taxi Industry was the first mode of public transport to offer services for people who travel in wheelchairs. Over 10% of the taxi fleet in NSW is wheelchair accessible. Sydney’s taxi networks provide an integrated and easy-to-use service to book a taxi for a passenger in a wheelchair. This ensures that no matter which network you contact, combined resources will locate the closest available Wheelchair Accessible Taxi (WAT). The centralised booking number 8332 0200 receives around 2,000 WAT bookings each week. WATs drivers have received additional training beyond that of regular drivers, which gives them the knowledge and skills they require to assist passengers into and out of the taxi as well as during the journey. The NSW Taxi Council provides training courses in WATs for taxi drivers wishing to undertake this work. For more information, contact the NSW Taxi Coun...

Full article: https://www.nswtaxi.org.au/passengers/faqs

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New cycle route opens in #Chesterfield

New cycle route opens in #Chesterfield

sustrans.org.uk 03 Oct '16, 9am

We've been celebrating the opening of a new £1 million cycle link in Chesterfield. This new cycle route means that the sou...