Speaker: "Wheelchair Accessibility in Barrier-free Guideline on Public Transport in Japan"
– Section manager, Division for Promoting Accessible Transport, the ECOMO Foundation
Daisuke Sawada has worked for making public transport accessible for 12 years in the organization so far. He has to do with several surveys and research projects for decision making of Ministry of Transport regarding to accessible transport, development accessible vehicle such as buses and taxis and software aspects such as sensitivity training program for transport staff and development education program for children and so on.
He received Master’s degree of Urban Science from Tokyo Metropolitan University in 1998. From 1998 to 2002 he had worked for Ark Point Co. Ltd. as a planner for urban and housing complex. He also engaged in people friendly town planning with public involvement for local governments.
For an abstract of Daisuke Sawada’s talk, please click here.