About Jelena Auracher

Jelena Auracher is focusing on accessible urban development issues in connection with the New Urban Agenda and is specialized in accessible mobility. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Science. bezev is a German NGO which advocates the rights of Persons with Disabilities in development cooperation contexts.

Accessible Mobility for All: Development Cooperation For Accessible Public Transportation

By | 2018-03-15T12:28:44+00:00 March 12th 2018|Categories: Inclusion|Tags: , , , , , |

Accessible public transportation is a critical component of future urban development. Worldwide, more than one billion people live with a disability, and the number of people over the age of 60 is expected to double by 2050. Countries should prioritise accessible mobility—and development agencies can help by encouraging community participation, sharing best practices, and raising awareness, says Jelena Auracher.

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