Transport


Respond to our Patient Transport Experience Survey

07

Aug 2018

Respond to our Patient Transport Experience Survey

Respond to our Patient Transport Experience Survey Transport for All is looking for evidence from Disabled and older Londoners who use patient transport, following concerns about the eligibility criteria. Our Advice Line recently received many calls from Disabled and older people being denied patient transport services by the Royal Free Hospital despite having a genuine need for it. In some cases, people have been denied...

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Blue Badge scheme to be extended to hidden disabilities

02

Aug 2018

Blue Badge scheme to be extended to hidden disabilities

Blue Badge scheme to be extended to hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions. People with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will soon have access to Blue Badges, removing the barriers many face to travel. The Blue Badge scheme already means those with physical disabilities can park closer to their destination than other drivers, as they are less able to take...

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Victory – Department for Transport calls for shared space roads to be halted in the UK

02

Aug 2018

Victory – Department for Transport calls for shared space roads to be halted in the UK

The Department for Transport (DfT) has made a major announcement on shared space road, calling on local authorities to pause any new development of these schemes. This is part of their Inclusive Mobility Strategy, published a few days ago, and which Transport for All (TfA) welcomed. This is a major victory for Disabled activists and organisations, who have been campaigning on this issue. At TfA,...

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