July-September 2014 Global Access News Travel E-Zine
GLOBAL ACCESS NEWS TRAVEL E-ZINE
VOLUME XV, NUMBER 2, July-September 2014
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Welcome to the July-September 2014 Global Access News Travel E-Zine Thanks to everyone for taking the
time to write us and share your travel tips and experiences.

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ACCESSIBLE RUSSIA WITH LIBERTY LTD.
2. WALKS ON WHEELS AROUND LAKE GARDA

3. ADA VIOLATIONS  CONTINUE
4. NEW WHEELCHAIR CABS FOR NYC
5. SINGAPORE  ACCESSIBLE TRANSPO
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1. ACCESSIBLE RUSSIA WITH LIBERTY LTD.

Natalia Gasparyan, general director, Liberty Ltd., wrote to share their website featuring wheelchair accessible tours of Russia, including accessible group tours of St.Petersburg, Moscow and other Russian cities, tailor-made trips for individuals and  packages for cruise ship passengers with disabilities. Learn more at
http://accessiblerussia.com/

Liberty Ltd – Travel Company for Disabled
Ul.Polozova, 12, office 1
197136 St.Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: info@libertytour.ru

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2. WALKS ON WHEELS AROUND LAKE GARDA

Rosie Flower, of the UK, flew from England's Gatwick Airport to Verona, Italy before visiting Lake Garda. Share her journey at
http://www.globalaccessnews.com/walks_on_wheels_around_lake_gard.htm

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3. ADA VIOLATIONS CONTINUE

Michele De Sha and  Howard Chabner, of San Francisco, shared the following recent ADA violations:
According to the Houston Chronicle, A paralyzed man accused Delta Airlines crew  members of telling him that  he  had to crawl down the  aisle, steps and  tarmac to exit the plane.
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Delta-accused-of-forcing-paralyzed-man-to-crawl-4689616.php?cmpid=htx
 
According to the National Post, disabled violin virtuoso,  Itzhak Perlman, said that Toronto's Pearson airport staff abandoned him, requiring him to handle his own carry-on luggage. 
 http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/03/31/itzhak-perlman-disabled-violin-virtuoso-says-pearson-airport-staff-abandoned-him/?__federated=1

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4. NEW WHEELCHAIR CABS FOR NYC

A new fleet of 7,500 wheelchair accessible cabs will soon be available in New York City, and by 2020 half of NYC's cabs will be accessible to wheelchair users. Learn more at

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/judge-approves-push-wheelchair-accessible-cabs-30-cent-surcharge-article-1.1941591

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5. SINGAPORE ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORT

http://www.todayonline.com/lifestyle/lonely-planets-travel-accessibility-managers-gives-singapore-transport-system-thumbs

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6.WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY PARIS

Parisian resident, Rachel Khoo, devotes part of her web site to wheelchair accessibility in the City of Light. Soon to be visitors to Paris may pick up a nugget of valuable information at
http://www.rachelkhoo.com/travel/wheelchair-friendly-paris

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