Whether bus or train, whether car or plane – there are many means of transport that bring us to our destination. But what about accessibility? What kind of offers can people with disabilities use just like that? And what kind of special solutions do exist for them? Find out more in our Topic of the Month July: Mobility.
They are small, colorful and helpful: the many apps on your smartphone screen. They tell us about the weather, they entertain us and can help us to manage everyday life better. More and more mobile applications are also being designed for seniors and people with disabilities – when it comes to providing assistance in navigation or traffic for instance.
Until 2022, German public transportation has to be completely accessible for people with learning disabilities. This is what the Public Transport Act (Personenbeförderungsgesetz) intends. Therefore, German experts are developing an easy-to-use navigation system in the "Being mobile – Living a mobile life" project which will simplify the use of buses and trains.