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Priority Seats in Japan

Priority Seats in Japan

Like many other countries around the world, most mass transit in Japan has a set of seats that are considered priority seats, or 優先席..

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Ginza – Accessibility Report

Ginza – Accessibility Report

Though it was formerly rejected by foreigners for being “too Western,” the high-end shopping center of Ginza is now a popular place to..

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No Elevator, no problem…(?)

No Elevator, no problem…(?)

In the past 10 years, Japan has moved at a tremendous pace to install elevators at subway and train stations for the disabled and the..

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Snow Country

Snow Country

Notes from the Obstacle Course
Dr. Michael Peckitt

It was a stern night landscape. The sound of the freezing of snow over the land seemed..

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Gold Concert 13

Gold Concert 13

This past Monday, the Japan Barrier Free Association held the 13th Gold Concert. The the annual musical competition was started..

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