Developing a Transport System that is open to everyone

Posted on: 13/09/2017

The Department for Transport has launched a consultation seeking feedback on a draft accessibility action plan.

The action plan sets out their proposals to improve the travel experience for people with disabilities and covers a range of transport modes including:

The document also considers ways that we can improve our public space to make it more accessible for people with disabilities.

In the consultation foreword, Accessibility Minister Paul Maynard said:

“My ambition is to ensure that people with physical and hidden disabilities have the same¬†access to transport and opportunities to travel as everyone else. This consultation seeks to¬†understand what more needs to be done to improve transport accessibility and is my first¬†major action as Accessibility Minister.”

The consultation period will run until 15 November 2017.

You can access and download the consultation documents here.

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