Public Transport: Disability

Department for Transport written question – answered on 3rd November 2015.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Labour, East Ham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to involve disabled people in the design of better access to public transport.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department sponsors the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC). DPTAC has a Chair and 12 members with a range of impairments. It advises the government on transport legislation, regulations and guidance and on the transport needs of disabled people, ensuring disabled people have the same access to transport as everyone else.

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