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Expertise: Social Exclusion

Social exclusion occurs when people or areas suffer from a combination of linked problems, such as unemployment, poor skills, low incomes, poor housing, high crime, bad health and family breakdown. In recent years there has been a growing recognition that transport can represent a significant barrier to social inclusion.

TTR has extensive experience in the following areas:

People who are disadvantaged often experience serious difficulties in moving around. They are much less likely to have access to a car than the general population. Regular and reliable public transport services are not available in every community, are sometimes unaffordable for people on low incomes or simply do not take people where they need to go. Walking and cycling may not be suitable options for accessing services which are distant or in environments where traffic levels and accident rates are high.

TTR offers a range of services:

For examples of social exclusion projects undertaken by TTR, go to Experience: Social Exclusion

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