Project: Eligibility for the Blue Badge Scheme

Reference: R110

Last update: 28/06/2007 15:37:22

Objectives

To assess whether peoople with certain disabilities which do not necessarily affect their physical ability to walk, nevertheless have significant mobility difficulties which could be alleviated if they were to become eligible for the Blue Badge Scheme.

Description

The project will assess the impact of extending the Scheme on the viability of the Scheme as a whole, evaluate the impact of any increase in the number of blue badges both on the ability of disabled people to make use of the Scheme and on traffic management. The final report will contain a review of the mobility needs of all groups considered and clear recommendations.

Contractor(s)

Transport & Travel Research Ltd
Minster House, Minster Pool Walk, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6QT
0154 416416

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £66,567.50

Actual start date: 01 April 2005

Actual completion date: 20 June 2006