Guidance: Transport accessibility: rapid evidence review

Department For Transport

February 25
00:15 2020

The impact of a persons impairment when accessing transport and the social and economic losses as a result of restricted access

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In 2015, a rapid evidence review was commissioned to understand:

  • the transport access barriers disabled people experience
  • the social, economic and commercial costs and benefits of implementing measures to overcome these barriers.

Key findings were:

  • the barriers for people with mobility and sensory impairments are better understood than those affecting people with a mental health, cognitive or behavioural impairment
  • there is a lack of evidence regarding the economic, social and commercial costs and benefits of accessible transport
Published 25 February 2020

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