Does Britain Have A Transport Accessibility Problem ?

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Accessing public transport should be simple, shouldn’t it? Yet thousands face delays, inequalities in access, a lack of support and understanding. Enough is enough

Whether we’re talking about your daily commute or venturing further afield, it’s hard to deny: travel can be stressful at the best of times. Overcrowding, cancelled services, last-minute platform changes, traffic jams – no matter what form of transport you opt for, there’s always something that can turn a straight-forward journey into something that leaves us feeling anxious, frustrated, or exhausted.

But what about for those who have other challenges to take into consideration? According to research, one in four disabled people don’t use public transport thanks to negative attitudes from other passengers. Two in five (40%) people with physical or hidden disabilities frequently experience difficulties when travelling by train.

 

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