DPI/AP Reports 2012

Bangkok Metropolitan Press conference on Van service for Persons with Disabilities and Older Peoples Project

Press Conference

9 Oct 55 at 14.00 am at Rattanakosin. Bangkok City Hall. M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Governor of Bangkok jointing the Press release and demonstration of Van service for Persons with Disabilities and Older People who use wheelchairs. M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, chairs a press conference, said that public transport in Bangkok is still not conducive and access for serving the use of Persons with Disabilities and Older People. , In the occasion, Bangkok Metropolitan in cooperation with Krungthep Thanakom Company Limited (BMA’s Enterprise) initiative the Van service for Persons with Disabilities and Older People project, especially who use wheelchairs to support and develop the quality of life of PWDs and Old people Presently, Bangkok has approximately 64,000 to wheelchair users (those with 48,000 to 16,000 people and the elderly) who living in Bangkok City

The van services will start on the 5th of December 2012 with 10 Vans, the van install the hydraulic lift at the back of the van for picking wheelchair up and down also providing 2 spaces for wheelchair and 2seats for people who travelling with.

The fares of service calculate from the distance running plus the service also BMA City will support half of the fare.

Van service regulation:

For more information

Please contact at www.thanakom.co.th or 02 168 3368 Ext 517

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When: 20/11/2012

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