Bus Services: Disability

Department for Transport written question – answered on 27th June 2016.

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Photo of Julian Knight Julian Knight Conservative, Solihull

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to promote the use of talking buses in (a) the UK, (b) the West Midlands and (c) Solihull.

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

I know that accessible on-board information helps many people, including those who are visually impaired, to travel in confidence.

Many bus operators already provide next stop announcements on their services, and we have encouraged the industry to explore options for widening its adoption, both through engagement with national representative bodies and with operators at a local level.

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