Public transport operators required to provide accessible services

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/01
By: Chen Chun-hua and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Dec. 1 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan passed a law amendment Tuesday that

(CNA file photo)

(CNA file photo)

requires public transport operators to provide services accessible to the disabled.

The requirement applies to all operators of rail, road, rapid transit, air and water transport, according to the amendment to the People with Disabilities Rights Protection Act.

An operator can gain an exemption if it obtains approval from transportation authorities and disability rights groups, the amendment stipulates.     [FULL  STORY]

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