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Expertise: Transport & Disability

Approximately 1 in 10 Europeans of all ages has a disability. Achieving equal opportunities for people with disabilities calls for a multi-pronged strategy including combating discrimination, facilitating independent living, promoting greater social integration and enhancing opportunities. The onset of old age and age related disabilities are an important determining factor. However, roughly 400,000 children in Great Britain suffer disability, as do three quarters of a million young adults and one and a quarter million people in middle age.

A variety of transport initiatives have been developed over the last 30 years to improve the mobility of people with physical, sensory or learning disabilities. The mobility rights of disabled persons are now enshrined within the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). TTR consultants have been in the vanguard of developing systems and standards for disabled travellers since the late 1960’s. As a result, we offer a comprehensive service:

Our portfolio of experience covers the range of transport applications:

For examples of transport and disability work undertaken by TTR, please click on Experience: Transport & Disability


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