International Resources and Web Links

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Current AEI Publications

Our Newsletter: We publish a twice-yearly Newsletter, Accessible Transportation Around the World, with news and updates on events and trends in accessible transportation in Asia, Africa, the Americas and elsewhere. Archives of AEI Newsletters in English and Spanish are found on this web site. Contact AEI if you prefer to receive an e-mailed or print version of this free publication.

Our guides: In addition to our new guide, Paratransit for Mobility-Impaired Persons in Developing Regions: Starting Up and Scaling Up, three introductory AEI guides are available on the Internet or you may contact AEI to receive a free hard copy.

  1. Mobility for All: Accessible Transportation Around the World. This introductory guide presents an overview of access to pedestrian infrastructure, bus, rail, door-to-door and other vehicles. Go to www.miusa.org/idd/resources/files/accessibilityresources/mobilityforall/view. Also available in Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, or Vietnamese.
  2. Making Access Happen: Promoting and Planning Transport for All. Intended for advocates and planners, this guide introduces the process of creating accessible transport, supplementing the material in Mobility for All. Download at www.independentliving.org/mobility/rickert200302.pdf. Download the Spanish version in our “Spanish/Español” section at www.globalride-sf.org.
  3. Transport for All: What Should We Measure? Comments on the use of indicators and performance measures for inclusive public transport in developing regions. Available in English and Vietnamese.

Enhancing the mobility of disabled people: Guidelines for practitioners

Learn about access to public transport and pedestrian ways in developing countries.

This 206-page guide was produced under the auspices of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) (Copyright TRL Limited). The project team included TRL, CSIR Transportek in South Africa, Access Exchange International, India’s Central Institute of Road Transport and other agencies. The views expressed are not necessarily those of DFID. Contact AEI to inquire about CD or print versions of this guide.


Other Publications and Web Links

Promotion and Advocacy Paratransit & Rural Transport
Training transit drivers and staff to provide accessible service Access to Bus Rapid Transit Systems
Access to Public Transport (All Modes) Publications concerning specific transport modes
Access to Public Space National and International associations of Transport Providers
Manufacturers and Providers who have assisted our work

The following selected web sites are annotated with key publications that focus on accessible transport. An asterisk (*) means the entire publication is available at the site. In many cases, you can also type the title of a publication into a search engine such as Google.

PROMOTION and ADVOCACY

PARATRANSIT and RURAL TRANSPORT

TRAINING DRIVERS AND TRANSIT STAFF

ACCESSIBILITY OF BUS RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEMS

ACCESS TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT (ALL MODES)

PRIMARY FOCUS ON DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORT VEHICLES, STOPS, TERMINALS AND FACILITIES.

(Several sources also address access to the built environment and pedestrian infrastructure, as well as policy frameworks for access across transit modes.)

PUBLICATIONS CONCERNING SPECIFIC TRANSPORT MODES

ACCESS TO PUBLIC SPACE

(Several sources also address transit vehicles and facilities)

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS OF TRANSPORT PROVIDERS

Materials on accessible transportation are often available at these sites or their links.

MANUFACTURERS & PROVIDERS WHO HAVE ASSISTED OUR WORK