Access City Award

EU Access City Award 2024 goes to San Cristóbal de La Laguna for improving accessibility for persons with disabilities

Today, the Spanish city of San Cristóbal de La Laguna has won the 2024 Access City Award for its dedication to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities. The municipality has prioritised the accessibility of persons with disabilities across urban spaces, transportation systems, and social activities. For example, all vehicles and all stations […]

Skellefteå wins 2023 Access City Award for its outstanding efforts to become accessible to persons with disabilities

Today, the Swedish city of Skellefteå received the 2023 Access City Award in recognition of its long-term commitment and innovative approach to enhancing accessibility for persons with disabilities. Accessibility is included in all Skellefteå's plans, ensuring that public spaces such as playgrounds and streets are equipped with tactile information signs and ground heating, so as […]

2023 Access City Award for most accessible cities in the EU

Applications for the Access City Award competition are open. The Award recognises cities which have made significant efforts to become more accessible for persons with disabilities and have plans for further improvement. The winning city will receive a financial prize of €150,000, the second and third place winners will receive €120,000 and €80,000 respectively. The […]