Ramping up public transport access for people with disability

  • Date: 01/09/2024

Without reliably accessible transport, people with disability face a significant barrier to attending their medical appointments and other health services, being able to evacuate safely during disasters, attending education facilities or jobs, accessing community supports and services, and engaging in social interaction as other members of the community are freely able to do.

The NSW Disability Inclusion Action Plan

In December 2017, the NSW Government published its Transport for NSW Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2018–2022. It began by acknowledging that “access to transport is a crucial first step to ensuring that people have the means to participate in education, employment, recreation and all aspects of community life.”

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