Safety concerns with O-Bahn tunnel for people with disabilities or mobility issues

Leon Byner: The big bus tunnel was opened on the weekend and a number of people trudged through it and the buses are starting to go through it. I understand that one of the buses hit a boom gate but...

Disability safety fear for O-Bahn bus tunnel

Adam Langenberg | Adelaide Advertiser Wheelchair users may not be able to be evacuated quickly from buses in the new O-Bahn tunnel through the parklands, a document reveals, sparking calls for the Government to overhaul its safety features. A notice...

Tram extension and Safety procedures issued to bus drivers for O-Bahn tunnel

Leon Byner: Kelly Vincent, you’ve seen what I’ve seen, what do you say. Kelly Vincent: Before we talk about that if I could provide you with a quick update about an issue we talked about the other day which was the...

Govt slammed by the disabled for not including a right turn in the tram extension

The State Government’s been slammed by the disabled for not including a right turn in the tram extension at King William Street. The $80m track upgrade to the east won’t send trams from Glenelg in that direction meaning passengers will...

Dignity Party MP savages the Government’s decision not to turn the tram east from KWS

5AA The state’s sole MP representing disabled people has savaged the Government’s decision not to turn the tram east from King William Street along the $80 million track extension. Passengers from Glenelg wanting to travel to Adelaide’s east end will...

Disabled passengers unable to board 10 per cent of Adelaide Metro buses

Steve Rice | Adelaide Advertiser WHEELCHAIR users are being stranded at bus stops in extreme weather because they are unable to board the all the buses in the Adelaide Metro fleet. One in 10 of the network’s 990 buses does...

Wanna take the tram east?

‘Well you might have to get off and walk says State Government’ THE State Government has failed to reveal how tram passengers will reach the East End via its new $80 million North Tce extension amid criticism the project is...

Kelly Vincent hears from locals in South-East of South Australia

Dignity MP Kelly Vincent has visited Tintinara and Mount Gambier this week, meeting with a range of locals. Issues discussed included cost of living pressures, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), My Aged Care, and the digital divide. “The South-East...

Driving a better future: why we need better public transport

Dignity Party MLC, Kelly Vincent says improving public transport would reduce the number of Adelaide workers who drive to work each day. A recent report from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), highlights Adelaide’s reliance on the private...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on the NDIS and Accessibility of Public Transport

Andrew Reimer: Joining me now is Kelly Vincent. Now last week we were talking about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and some of the problems being addressed there that you highlighted and that we hope are being addressed. What...