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AccessibleEU Sweden - New EU requirements for accessibility in passenger transport (AW-SE-01)

On June 28th 2025 – less than two years from now – transport operators need to comply with the new legal requirements of the European Accessibility Act. This will make life better for millions of citizens. But not by magic.

This half-day event will help organisations progress in their preparations. The event is organized by AccessibleEU, with support from the Post and Telecom Authority.

Details on the event:

  • Target audience: Managers in the air, bus, rail and waterborne passenger transport sector, as well as people responsible for ticketing systems, self-service terminals and others affected by the EAA.

  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2023

  • Where: Vasagatan 1, Stockholm, SE-101 24, Sweden

  • Format: Hybrid

  • Type of event: Awareness-raising

  • Language: Swedish

  • Accessibility information: Captioning and sign interpretation in Swedish

  • How to participate: Free registration

  • More information

  • For any question regarding the event, please contact: par [dot] lanneroatmetamatrix [dot] se (par[dot]lannero[at]metamatrix[dot]se)

  • Online connection link

  • transport regulations
  • Thursday 16 November 2023, 13:00 (CET)
  • Sweden


  1. 16 Nov 2023, 13:00 - 16:30 (CET)
    Provisional Agenda

    Welcome, practical information

    Moderator Katarina Strömberg

    What do the users need?

    Marina Carlsson - Funktionsrätt Sverige (The Swedish Disability Rights Federation)

    Introducing the new legal requirements

    Pär Lannerö, AccessibleEU

    Building an accessible app with travel information

    Tomas Olovsson, Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration)

    Coffee break (circa 14-14.30)

    Accessible self-service terminals

    Mia Malmberg, Västtrafik (Västtrafik is responsible for public transport in the Västra Götaland region, Sweden.)

    Accessible ticket sales online

    Klara Gustafsson, manager for customer experience and innovation, and Tommy Feldt, accessibility consultant, SJ (the government owned Swedish railway company)

    Future outlook from a government agency perspective

    Hans von Axelson, PTS (Post and Telecom Authority)

    Accessible travel is more than information systems - a holistic perspective

    Kurt Hultgren, föreningen Resenärerna (Travellers’ association)

    Questions from the audience

    Information about AccessibleEU

    And other ways to continue the accessibility journey together.

    Pär Lannerö, AccessibleEU

Practical information

Thursday 16 November 2023, 13:00 (CET)