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Disabled Travellers

For any information and advice you require, please feel free to contact the Belgium Red Cross and/or the Brussels For All organization before you make your trip.

Croix Rouge de Belgique 98 Chaussee de Vleugrat 1050 Brussels 0032 (0) 2 640 3196 www.redcross.be

Brussels For All: www.bruxellespourtous.be

Taxis: it is possible to book a special taxi for disabled travellers. Please call: 0032 (0) 2 204 18 12

A minibus for disabled travellers: There is a minibus which is specially adapted for disabled travellers that covers the Brussels area. This special service is a door to door transport. All journeys must be pre-booked.

To get further information, please contact: STIB - Service Minibus, 15 Avenue de la Toison d'Or, 1050 Brussels. Tel: 0032 2 515 23 65 - Fax:0032 2 515 23 63 Website: www.stib.be - Email: PMR_PBM@stib.irisnet.be

Parkings for disabled persons: parkings for cars displaying the international symbol: parking meters: free. Reserved parking sites for disabled persons: free

The STIB, the public transport for Brussels and the TEC, the public transport for Wallonia, strive to make their network accessible for people with reduce mobility. In Brussels, all buses are low-floor vehicle and new buses are equipped with a retractable ramp. More and more tram and bus stops are fitted with a rubber mat. It enables partially sighted persons to find their way easier to where the bus stops. In Brussels, the metro is becoming more and more accessible. The Brussels's Region has installed lifts as part of the refurbishment of the major underground stations. Every station has a map in Braille and the way to the plateforms and exits are marked with tactile warning surface.

 

 

 

 

 

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