It is an open secret when writing reports for research or consultancy that the most crucial part is the executive summary. In any project, at some point, it will be agreed that most of the audience will only ever read the executive summary. Research reports… Read More »Connecting to your audience from your research – The 5 x 5 x 500 approach
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The TRIPS project undertook a series of workshops to create a series of co-designed transport concepts that would enable people with a disability to travel independently by reducing barriers to mobility. The concepts developed were divided into big “disruptive” ideas that sought to wipe the… Read More »Five Barriers to making inclusive transport a reality
Not all problems require big ideas to solve. Here are five innovations imagined by people with a disability that would reduce barriers to travel. Some build upon new technology whilst others take existing ideas and add an inclusive twist. The most popular solution that people… Read More »Five incremental ideas for accessible transport
The TRIPS project explored how to increase access to transport for people with a disability through innovation. In a series of recent workshops, we asked participants to dream and think about “big” ideas that would address many of the barriers that they faced. Some of… Read More »Five disruptive innovations for travel that people with a disability imagined
There are many barriers to travel experienced by people with a disability. In a recent workshop for the TRIPS project (https://trips-project.eu/) to investigate solutions to obstacles, we could explore those in detail. People with a disability discussed their experience as a precursor to exploring solutions… Read More »Five barriers to travel and mobility for people with a disability
Co-design is a process by which groups of people with different experiences and perspectives work collectively and collaboratively to produce ideas, concepts, and designs to address a challenge. For people with a disability, it helps to move them from being ignored, or at best consulted… Read More »Five things to consider in co-design with people with a disability
New transport systems such as micro-transit, motorbike taxis, e-scooters, bike sharing, cycle Lanes, cable cars and mobility hubs are becoming increasingly popular. According to experts, these solutions may solve many of today’s transport issues in cities, but are they truly accessible for everyone? How can… Read More »Mobility Survey – Redesigning accessible transport systems
Which issues mostly affect your experience on public transport? We would like to hear from you! In the TRIPS project, we are designing a new index to assess the level of accessibility of urban transport services. This index will be called Mobility Divide Index (MDI)… Read More »Help us create the Mobility Divide Index!
Taking a French bus with an Austrian smart wheelchair, guided by a German app as Greek tourist – can that work?
We know by now that the numbers are impressive: around 10-15% of the population are considered having a disability and inaccessible transport systems effectively limit their equal access to important services, job opportunities, education, overall lifestyle choices and capacity for independent living. The TRIPS project… Read More »Taking a French bus with an Austrian smart wheelchair, guided by a German app as Greek tourist – can that work?