News tagged with Accessibility

Smart Ticketing

COTA Queensland is a member of the Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Accessibility Reference Group. TMR has started the process of replacing the existing go-card system with a new ‘smart ticketing’ solution.

The TransLink Ticketing Project team invited members of the TMR Accessibility Reference Group  to participate in a one-on-one sessions to review and provide feedback on the preliminary designs of one component of the new ticketing infrastructure, i.e., the ticket validators.

Some issues that COTA Queensland emphasised at these … Read the rest

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Commonwealth Games GC2018 – accessible transport options update

COTA Queensland is a member of the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Accessibility Reference Group. The Group aims to improve and promote the accessibility of the Queensland passenger transport network. The Group met in Brisbane on 24 January, and the main agenda item was public transport planning for the Commonwealth Games on 4-15 April.

TMR and GC2018 representatives emphasised that, during the Games, there will be an ‘assisted access’ program, people will have multiple options to get … Read the rest

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