Have Your Say on a Transport System for Everyone

The Department for Transport has announced an action plan consulting in a Transport System that everyone can use. This survey focuses specifically on areas involving Blue Badge holders and improving accessibility on stations and trains. The Department for Transport has asked for feedback on their plan to implement changes and would like to hear from you if you have any experiences and opinions on how transport affects you.
 
Your answers will be used to provide feedback to the goverment, so it is important you answer as honestly as you can. 

The deadline for taking part is Monday 23rd October 2017.
 

Reviewing the Blue Badge Scheme

The Department for Transport has announced that they will review Blue Badge Eligibility for people with non-physical disabilities. This will include considering the link to disability benefits. Currently, the decision over eligibility is made by Local Authorities which means rules may vary depending on location. However, the government recognises that these decisions need to be consistent across the country to guarantee clarity and prevent confusion.

* 1. Are you a blue badge holder?

* 2. Have you personally, or anyone you know, ever experienced any of the following problems? (please tick all that apply)

* 3. The government are intending to review the blue badge eligibility for people with non-physical disabilities. Do you agree with this action?

* 4. Please give a reason for your answer

* 5. Who do you think should be responsible for making decisions over Blue Badge eligibility?

* 6. Please give a reason for your answer

* 7. Do you feel that the rules and regulations over blue badge eligibility authorised by your local authorities are clear?

* 8. Have you ever been affected by someone misusing the blue badge?

* 9. Please explain why you felt that they were misusing it

* 10. Do you feel that there is enough staff monitoring to ensure effective enforcement of the Blue Badge so that people do not misuse blue badge parking?

* 11. Please give a reason for your answer

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