Workshop on Ensuring Accessibility in Highway Public Transport Services

Workshop on Providing Accessibility in Road Public Transport Services: Disabled and Elderly Services General Manager Çiftçi: “If I call and said 'I have a wheelchair, I want to go from Ankara to Istanbul', and if I said this three days in advance, the company has to provide it today, by. Whether you do this by hiring a private taxi, finding a way to get a disabled person on that bus, or by renewing the bus, it doesn't matter.
In the "Workshop on Providing Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Road Public Transport Services", issues of ensuring accessibility in city buses, minibuses, shuttle services, tourism transportation and intercity buses were discussed.
“Workshop on Providing Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Road Public Transport Services” was held in cooperation with the Ministry of Family and Social Policies General Directorate of Services for the Disabled and the Elderly and the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, General Directorate of Industry.
The workshop, Disabled and Elderly Services General Manager Aylin Çiftçi, Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality of Afyon, Bolu, Erzincan and transport units of Sivas Municipality, Turkey Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), Turkey Tradesmen and Artisans Confederation (TESK), Turkey Drivers and Automobile Federation, the Union of all private buses (TOHOB), Turkey Bus Federation, Tourism transport Association, Istanbul transport Association Association, All Bus Federation, Ankara service vehicle Operators Chamber and Turkey Travel Agencies Association (TÜRSAB) public transport service providers associations, such as, vehicle manufacturers, importers and their associations, vehicle manufacturers tadilatçı and the second stage, Turkey joined the Confederation for the Disabled and Handicapped association representatives.
General Manager of Disabled and Elderly Services Aylin Ciftci, in his speech here, the data entry in public transportation has just begun, reminded me that each city has monitoring commissions related to accessibility. The farmer stated in 2014 that they have identified their priorities for accessibility regulation as schools and hospitals.
Public transport is not included among the priorities this year, stating that they may not be able to take it next year, Farmers said that much work to be done on this issue.
There are three stages of public transport, Farmers said, they are public, minibuses and public transportation between cities, he said. There are not many problems in the urban public transportation, Farmers, bus production is becoming accessible and proliferated, he said.
A portion of it was accessible van manufactured in Turkey, a large part of whether the transfer is made accessible to the farmers, which are accessible minibuses will be replaced with the completion of its life, stressed that the conversion of up to 2018 years.
The farmer said:
“The law on intercity public transport allowed time until 2018. In intercity buses, if the disabled person notifies the vehicle need up to 72 hours before, the service provider and the service provider are obliged to provide this. If I answered the phone and said, 'I have a wheelchair, I want to go from Ankara to Istanbul', and if I declared this three days in advance, the firm has to provide it today, according to our current law. Whether you do this by hiring a private taxi, finding a way to get a disabled person on that bus, or by renewing the bus, it doesn't matter. The important thing is to provide transportation. "
The workshop will end tomorrow.

Günceleme: 22/12/2018 17:19

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