Accessible Transportation Around the World

Access Exchange International (AEI) is a non-governmental organization promoting accessible public transport for persons with disabilities and seniors in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and eastern Europe.

AEI promotes both accessible design of pedestrian infrastructure and transport systems and the accessible operation of such systems in a user-friendly and safe manner. Visit our “International resources and web links” section for information on AEI resources and other helpful publications and links. Our Newsletters section gives you the latest information on events and trends in our field.

New Paratransit Guide Front cover of new paratransit guide

Paratransit for mobility-impaired persons in developing regions: Starting up and scaling up (PDF)

Technology and new thinking about sustainable transport systems are coming together to enable fresh approaches to the door-to-door transportation needed by disabled persons in less-wealthy regions.

Supplemental materials on planning, scheduling, and financial management

Spanish version: Transporte puerta a puerta para personas con movilidad limitada: Su inicio y su desarrollo (PDF)

Now in preparation: A guide to promote affordable, safe, accessible transportation to get children with disabilities to school in developing countries.

Transportation is a missing link. Go to NEWSLETTERS to learn more about this project and to DONATE TO AEI to help complete funding for this guide and initiate followup around the world.

Drawing of students arriving at school via accessible transport

Illustration for Access Exchange International by Eli Noyes, Alligator Planet LLC


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