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Access to transport for people with disabilities web forum

The Transport Committee, chaired by Louise Ellman MP, is conducting an inquiry into access to transport for people with disabilities. It will be producing a report with recommendations during summer 2013

In advance of the appearance of the Transport Minister before the Committee on 3 June, the Committee would like to hear about your experiences as a user or carer accessing any type of transport, or your experiences as an operator of a service used by people with disabilities.

The Committee’s inquiry covers a number of areas relating to access to transport, but the Committee would particularly like to hear your views on three key areas.

physical accessibility

Based on your experience, how accessible are public transport vehicles (buses, trains, taxis etc.) and the physical infrastructure (bus stops, stations, airports etc.)?

Travel information

Travel information

How accessible or easy to use do you find travel information, including the provision of information about accessibility, routes, connections, timetables, delays and service alterations, and fares?

Staff assistance

Staff assistance

Based on your experience, how aware are transport staff of the needs of people with different impairments including ‘hidden or less visible disability’?

Related information

Read more about the Transport Committee's inquiry into the effectiveness of legislation relating to transport for disabled people

Watch videos or read transcripts of disabled access to transport inquiry oral evidence sessions  

Read the written evidence submitted to the disabled access to transport inquiry

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