Accessibility

Project: Development of models of creation a single transport space for disabled people and other people with limited mobility and the development of proposals for changes in the regulations on the issues of creating an accessible environment for disabled people in transport in relation to the ratification of the Rights of the Disabled by the Russian Federation

Stage 1

Grounding of the requirements for the modification and completion of the legal framework of the Russian Federation with regard to the issues of creating an accessible environment in transport for the disabled and people with limited mobility in accordance with the principles of the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (State contract number RTM - 107/12 from 23.11.2012).

The purpose of research is the preparation of evidence-based proposals for a model of a single transport space for disabled people and other people with limited mobility and changes to the regulations on the issues of creating an accessible environment for disabled people in transport.

The object of the study is the mechanisms of normative legal regulation aimed at creating a barrier-free environment in transport for the disabled and other people with reduced mobility.

The subject of the study on the first step is:

- Domestic and foreign legal and regulatory framework in the area of ​​the creation of conditions to ensure a barrier-free environment for people with disabilities and reduced mobility in transport

- Assessment of compliance of Russian legislation with the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People with regard to its ratification by the Russian Federation.

2. Monograph City of equal opportunities: the accessible walking infrastructure; D. Yenin, E. Enina, A. Evstigneeva, Voronezh, 2011

This book is one of the few Russian publications on issues of accessibility of transport (walking) infrastructure for people with limited mobility. It covers the basic principles of accessible environment, contains relevant for the Russian Federation technical standards and technological solutions to implement these principles in practice, and pays attention to the features and even dangerous consequences of the implementation of certain principles. The book is well illustrated, includes interesting historical information, links to current national and foreign regulations and excerpts from them.

It is written for engineers and scientists, specialists and experts working in the field of urban development, road construction, management, and road safety, social services, employees and students of higher and secondary specialized educational institutions of road construction, transport and architectural profiles. The book will also be useful to a wide range of readers interested and involved in issues of accessibility of transport infrastructure for all population groups.

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