The consultation draft of the Whole Journey Guide: A Guide for thinking beyond compliance to create accessible public transport journeys… (the Guide) is now available for comment with submissions due by 31 May 2017.
The Guide has been developed by the Australian Government in consultation with the National Accessible Public Transport Advisory Committee. Its development responds to the second review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002, which proposed an accessibility guidelines for the whole of journey approach to public transport as a planning tool.
The guide aims to encourage policy makers, planners, designers, builders, certifiers and operators to think beyond compliance and the physical and governance boundaries of services and infrastructure to focus instead on people’s accessibility needs for the whole entire journey.
The Guide is available in print & audio format, including how to make a submission from this link…