“Public” transport

The guys at mappable.info have come up with a very cool way to show how limited access to public transport can be. In any situation where you you cannot take the stairs, you need an accessible station, and these tend to be quite rare:

Click for the interactive version.

While we often think of people in wheelchairs when we talk about accessibility, there are actually many other population groups that rely on accessible stations – from families with strollers to the elderly. In many cases, the public transport system of cities like New York, London or Hamburg is not as public as it should be.

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