When preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan Railways (JR), based on guidance from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport required that when at JR stations, mobility scooters:

“move at a speed no more than 2km/h and follow the instructions and warnings of the train attendant, and do not use routes other than the ones specified.”

Episode notes: https://barrierfreejapan.com/2023/01/20/japan-to-allow-unlicensed-electric-scooter-riding-from-july/


Originally published as Will the relaxed rules regarding e-scooters in Japan also apply to mobility scooters? at Disability News Japan

Subscription RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com:/users/soundcloud:users:514986768/sounds.rss

Forget Me Not: Inclusion in the Classroom – available on DVD and Streaming


Cinema Libre Studio is thrilled to announce the home entertainment release of the Slamdance Grand Jury Prize-winning documentary, FORGET ME NOT. The film begins in…


Disability News Wire Enters Open Beta Testing


Disability News Wire has entered beta testing with an early release of its Internet wire service for the Disability Community. Our goal is to bring…


Keep up with podcasts like this

If you find resources like this helpful, consider subscribing to our newsletter so you can have the latest news, analyses, podcasts, and videos mailed to you.

We'd really like to hear what you think about any of the podcasts we share here, our site, or anything we can do to be more useful for you. Thank you!