Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

Wheelchair-accessible version of the NYC Taxi

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

A universal, accessible taxi fleet is something to aspire to, and IMHO Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s push to standardize the NY city’s taxi fleet with a single, universal vehicle is to be applauded. This Nissan vehicle looks the ticket. Though I 'm not sure how most electric wheelchairs would fit in lengthwise. I ...

GM and Segway new balancing two-wheeler transport project

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

My ex-boss, when talking about the language of disability, always used to tell people that "wheelchair bound" should refer to those who do not use a wheelchair, as they're potentially headed there and we've already arrived! Well, now take a look at this experimental vehicle from Segway. See, he was right! The ...