Public Transport

STUVA Study enables more Wheelchairs and Electric Scooters to be carried on Buses and Trams of Kasseler Verkehrs-Gesellschaft

On behalf of the Kasseler Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (Kassel Transport Company) the STUVA looked into the question as to whether wheelchairs and electric scooters can be carried transversely to the direction of travel, without endangering the users of these technical aids or other passengers.

In common with other transport companies, the Kasseler Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (KVG) has for years recorded an ever growing need to carry mobility aids in its buses and trams. Up till spring 2017, the KVG left it up to their staff to decide whether wheelchairs could be transported crosswise in the corresponding...

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