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Caroline Stickland appointed new CEO of Transport for All. Photo of Caroline, a white woman with long brown hair and square glasses, smiling,

Caroline Stickland appointed new CEO of Transport for All

Caroline Stickland has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Transport for All, stepping into the post after a 18 months in the team. She writes about her experiences and looks ahead to the future of our organisation… Dear

Queen’s Speech 2022 – what's in it for accessible transport? Photo of Queen Elizabeth wearing a jewelled crown and white and red furs, sat on a gold throne.

Queen’s Speech 2022: what’s in it for accessible transport?

Prince Charles delivered the Queen’s Speech today (10th May), detailing the Government’s plans for the upcoming year. We take a look at what is included for accessible transport, and how this may impact upon disabled people across the UK.  At the

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Join us at our virtual Biennial General Meeting

Transport for All’s members are invited to our virtual Biennial General Meeting (BGM) taking place on Wednesday 18th May 2022, at 6 – 7.30pm on Zoom.    Attendance at the BGM is open to all Transport for All members.  Not a

Woman sitting in her wheelchair inside a Black Cab, smiling at the camera. Text readsBill seeking to remove barriers to Taxis and PHVs passes

Bill seeking to remove barriers to Taxis and PHVs passes

The Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (PHVs) (Disabled Persons) Bill today passed its third reading in the House of Lords, and will now go through final stages before becoming law. The Bill makes some key changes to existing law, and

Rail assistance booking window shortens to 2 hours. Photo of person using Passenger Assist app on a smartphone.

Rail assistance booking window shortens to 2 hours

From today (Friday 1st April), the amount of notice disabled passengers must give when booking Passenger Assistance for rail journeys has been reduced to 2 hours ahead of departure.  This means that disabled people who require assistance – for example

We are hiring! Join our team. Community and Membership Manager. Research Officer,

We are hiring!

Come and join our team! Transport for All have two fantastic and exciting roles open: Community and Membership Manager Research Officer Click here to learn more and apply. The deadline for both roles is 10am on Monday 24th January. For

Do you use Dial-A-Ride? We need your help with an upcoming campaign!

Calling all Dial-A-Ride users!

At Transport for All, we are calling all Dial-A-Ride users to help us shape an important campaign. We teamed up with Age UK London, who are the leading organisation in London campaigning for change to improve the lives of older Londoners.

Our statement on the trans flag colourful crossing

Our statement on the trans flag colourful crossing

Transport for All stands firmly against hate, bigotry, and discrimination of any kind. Our organisation is founded upon inclusion and openness to all.   Accessibility is about building a world for everyone, where everyone is included, accommodated, and respected. Public art adds greatly to

Colourful Crossings. Success as Mayor of London agrees to “pause” installation of new Colourful Crossings.

Success as Mayor of London agrees to “pause” installation of new Colourful Crossings

The Mayor of London has today written to Transport for All, committing to “pause” the installation of colourful crossings, following our cross-sector campaign in September.  Transport for All bought together 7 disability organisations to write an open letter to Sadiq Khan, outlining safety and accessibility concerns with Colourful Crossings.  Colourful Crossings, where

Budget 2021: What’s included for accessible transport across the UK? Image of Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, holding the red box.

Budget 2021: What’s included for accessible transport across the UK?

Transport for All welcome this much needed injection of funding for the nation’s transport network.  Disabled passengers face a multitude of barriers to getting around, particularly in areas where public transport options are limited. Approximately 40% of disabled people have no household access to a private vehicle (well above the national average of 21%), so it is vital that all forms

Equal Pavements Pledge

We’re launching our ‘Equal Pavements Pledge’

Press release Local Authorities, including Westminster City Council in London, have signed up to our ‘Equal Pavements Pledge’ to tackle the inaccessibility of streetspace, and make walking and wheeling more accessible for disabled people. The pledge outlines seven immediate and

Pave the way report January 2021

Our Pave The Way report: 4 months on

Our Pave The Way report remains the only in-depth and independent piece of research into the impacts of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods on disabled people, and has proven to be an invaluable resource to so many.   We had several goals when we embarked

Manifesto for Accessible Journeys. London Mayoral Election 2021. Photo of black woman with long black hair sitting in a wheelchair and about to exit a bus.

TfA launches Manifesto for Accessible Journeys

Today, Transport For All has launched our ‘Manifesto for Accessible Journeys’, ahead of the upcoming London Mayoral Election and London Assembly Elections. To download and access the manifesto: click here.   The current landscape This is an election like none

Jeff, a white man with dark brown hair who is wearing a corduroy blazer and sat in an electric wheelchair using a breathing apparatus, is outside Walthamstow Tube station speaking to the camera about step-free access. The aston reads “Jeff Harvey, Trustee, Transport For All’

Major delays to step-free access improvements

There are 270 Tube stations in London, but only 81 of these are described by TfL as being ‘step-free’. A further half of these do not have level boarding from platform to train and so require the use of manual

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Face coverings are mandatory on public transport. Read our handy guidance for staff and passengers

Face coverings are mandatory on public transport: here’s our guide

Our statement on the trans flag colourful crossing

Our statement on the trans flag colourful crossing

Colourful Crossings. Success as Mayor of London agrees to “pause” installation of new Colourful Crossings.

Success as Mayor of London agrees to “pause” installation of new Colourful Crossings

Budget 2021: What’s included for accessible transport across the UK? Image of Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, holding the red box.

Budget 2021: What’s included for accessible transport across the UK?