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Public Transportation: Not Just a Berlin Problem

By Kinga Julia Faraldo Stoklosa

Imag­ine this: You’re wait­ing for the next train to Berlin Alexan­der­platz at the train sta­tion Friedrich­straße. But before the train even stops, you let out an annoyed sigh. Not again, you think. It’s one of those old train cars, the ones with a step. Now you ask a strong-look­ing per­son for help, and even though it’s Berlin (which is not known for being the friend­liest place in Ger­many), the per­son is will­ing to lift the front part of your wheel­chair to help you get onto the train. Two sta­tions lat­er, you have to ask some­one else for help to get off the train.

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