Travel information

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit your views to the Transport Committee. We used your submission, along with over 300 others from members of the public, to help inform the questions we put to Norman Baker MP on 3 June 2013.

The Committee will now prepare a report for publication with recommendations for improving access to transport. The report will be informed by the written and oral evidence we received and the web forum. The Government is required to issue a written response to our recommendations within two months. Both our report and the Government’s response will be published on our website.

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?

The Department for Transport recently launched its Transport Direct website for the UK, which includes a function for planning an accessible journey. If you have tried this how useful did you find it? Do you have any suggestions for improvement?

To what extent should we rely on technology (e.g. use of the internet and smartphone apps) to make journey planning easier in the future? How can we ensure everyone is able to benefit from this technology?

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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