Project: Wheelchairs and Buggies on Buses

Reference: R169

Last update: 28/06/2007 15:41:52

Objectives

This proposal is for a prorcess that will extend and clarify our understanding of the conflict between wheelchair users, buggy users and other passengers on buses; and identify some potential solutions in consultation with both users and representatives from the bus industry.

Description

Understanding the needs of disabled passengers
Understanding the perspective of buggy users
Drawing on international good practice.

A detailed research report would contibute to the DfT's Social Inclusion and equalities agenda.

Contractor(s)

Julia Stafford
2 Broadway Road, Bristol, BS7 8ES

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £29,150.00

Actual start date: 20 April 2006

Expected completion date: 30 June 2008