FlixBus’ European expansion: a story of success and obstacles

FlixBus’ European expansion: a story of success and obstaclesWhen the German market for intercity buses was liberalised in early 2013, the then start-up FlixBus instantly reacted and set up a booking platform for this brand-new and affordable way of travelling. More and more small bus companies joined and had their buses redesigned to openly Continue reading

The European Championships 2016: Accessible for Everyone?

The European Championships: Accessible for Everyone?It’s a good time for football fans: The leagues have ended, the Champions League Final was decided and the Euros are only a few days away. However, whenever big tournaments take place, there is also an aspect about them that is often glossed over: the accessibility of the football venues. In 2014, a BBC Continue reading

Accessibility of Long Distance Coaches: A Bus for Everyone(?)

A Coach for Everyone: Accessibility on Long Distance BusesIn the UK about 11 million people suffer from a long-term illness or disability1 and around 9 per cent of the population report having mobility difficulties.2 Although society is working towards the integration and inclusion of people with disabilities, their impairments can still result in obstacles to be overcome in everyday life. Continue reading