Project: Ethnic & Faith Communities-Second Stage

Reference: UG330B

Last update: 22/10/2004 12:11:55

Objectives

The objective of this project is to publicise and disseminate key findings of two reports (one by Crime Concern, the other by Social Research Associates) dealing with issues for Ethnic Groups and visible Religious Minorities when using or wishing to use public transport.

Description

This project will be conducted through a series of workshop groups (PTEs, bus operators, rail operators,) to deal with points such as information in a variety of languages, recording and analysis of incidents, reappraisal of employment policies, awareness training for drivers, complaints monitoring and solutions for ID of women wearing veils.

Contractor(s)

Social Research Associates
12 Princess Road West, Leicester , LE1 6TP
0116 2858604

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £263,300.00

Actual start date: 15 February 2002

Actual completion date: 06 August 2004

Publication(s)

Public Transport Needs of Minority Ethnic and Faith Communities Guidance Pack
Author: Social Research Associates
Publication date: 30/08/2004
Source: DfT Website
More information: http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/inclusion/mef/publictransportneedsofminorityethnicandfaithcommunitiesguidancepack

Summary of results

  1. The outcomes included analysis and guidance on tailoring transport provision to the needs of different ethnic and faith groups. The results were reviewed and found credible at a range of workshops and a national conference.