Campaign Groups: Transport for All

tfa_strap_RGB (2)Transport for All is the organisation representing London’s disabled and older transport users. We work for an accessible transport network in London, providing advice and information to older and disabled people about getting from A to B. Our vision is a transport system which older and disabled people can use with the same freedom and independence as everyone else.

We offer:

  •  A ‘one – stop shop’ website on accessible transport in London http://www.transportforall.org.uk
  • A telephone information hotline which specialises in free advice and information about accessible transport in London for disabled and older transport users and takes up complaints. Phone 020 7737 2339: we’re open 10 – 5 pm.
  • Outreach on accessible transport issues. If your group or social club would like a speaker, get in touch with Transport for All.
  • Five Transport Action Groups, in Lambeth, Ealing, Newham, Redbridge and Brent, bringing together disabled and older people to campaign for more accessible transport.
  • A regular e-newsletter roundup of the latest accessible transport news. Sign up by emailing contactus {at} transportforall.org.uk

We cover all aspects of accessible transport, from Blue Badge queries; help applying to Dial-A-Ride and Taxicard; arranging free travel training; and planning bus, tube and train journeys. From checking whether you can take your mobility scooter on the bus; to finding out which stations have accessible toilets to replacing a lost Freedom pass, we can help you stay mobile and independent. 020 7737 2339

We also campaign for a transport system that everyone can use with freedom and independence. Together, our members have won a fully accessible Crossrail line (it was originally planned with seven inaccessible stations). We successfully influenced Transport for London (TfL) to retain manual boarding ramps on London Underground – they’re now available at more than forty stations, enabling disabled people to use platforms that were once out of bounds to them.

Transport for All welcomes new members. If you’d like to join us in our struggle for equality on public transport, get in touch!

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