04. Mar 2013, ref. no. 34-00-1/2013-02
RECOMMENDATION OF MEASURES TO ACHIEVE EQUALITY
The opinion has been made within the legally prescribed competence of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality to monitor the implementation of the laws regarding the prohibition of discrimination and recommend to the public authorities and other persons measures to achieve equality, in the procedure conducted on the basis of the information that in the City Transport Company “Belgrade” there are a number of vehicles that are adjusted for entry of persons with disabilities, but the persons with disabilities are not allowed to use them.
Commissioner for the Protection of Equality recommends to the City Transportation Company “Beograd” the following:
- It is necessary for GSP “Beograd” to take all necessary measures without delay to ensure that persons with disabilities can use adjusted vehicles of this public enterprise at all bus stops of the city public transport, including those vehicles that have a “mechanical” ramp at the middle entrance.
Commissioner for the Protection of Equality recommends to the Secretariat for Transport, Directorate for Public Transport the following:
- It is necessary for the Directorate for Public Transport to carry out, without delay, safety checks and adjustments of public transportation stops, which are necessary for people with disabilities to be able to use all public transport services, easier and safer.
It is necessary that the GSP “Beograd” and the Secretariat for Transport, Directorate for Public Transport, notify the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality of the planned measures in order to implement these recommendations, within 30 days of receiving the recommendation on measures to achieve equality.
COMMISSIONER FOR THE PROTECTION OF EQUALITY
Dr. Nevena Petrušić