A regular issue raised at our twice-yearly Transport Focus accessibility forum is the information available to passengers who have sight or hearing impairments. Transport...
Around five per cent of rail and more than 20 per cent of bus journeys are made by people with a disability or long-term illness; but accessibility is also an issue for those travelling with heavy luggage or small children.
Transport Focus works to support improved accessibility on rail, bus, coach and tram, and to ensure that the views of passengers with disabilities are driving change.
Click here to find out more about the service provided by train companies to disabled passengers and others who require assistance with any part of their train journey.
Accessibility forum April 2015
We held our spring accessibility forum on the 29 April 2015. Presentations analysing National Rail Passenger Survey and Bus Passenger Survey data are now included in links on this page.
The forum discussed our new role in representing the users of the Strategic Road Network as Transport Focus. This will be discussed in more depth at the autumn 2015 forum when we will invite other relevant groups to discuss the issues that are important to disabled road users.
Click the links below to download the PDF or MS Word version of the NRPS and BPS presentation: