Making transport accessible for passengers and pedestrians

A guide to best practice on improving access to public transport and creating a barrier-free pedestrian environment.

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This information was replaced by the Inclusive mobility: making transport accessible for passengers and pedestrians in January 2022.


Inclusive mobility

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This report gives guidance on designing and improving access to public transport.

The main purpose of these inclusive designs aim to provide good access for disabled people. They also aim to meet the needs of many other people, such as:

  • people travelling with small children
  • people carrying luggage or heavy shopping
  • people with temporary mobility problems (for example, a leg in plaster)
  • older people

This document was previously published with additional attachments - these are available to view on the UK Government Web Archive.

Published 15 December 2005