What systems are already in place to make transport accessible?

  • Nottingham has 100% low floor fully accessible local buses, with a wheelchair rear facing space andpriority seating for less mobile customers
  • Audio and visual announcements on 75% of buses, enabling those with visual or hearing problemstheconfidence to know that they are getting off at the right stop.
  • Realtime information at bus stops to help customers feel confident,knowing that their bus will be along shortly
  • Large font on the bus stop plates to improve visability for visually impaired customers
  • Tactile buttons - raised tactile buttons are located on the bottom right hand cornerof City Centre and main route timetable cases. These buttons confirm the stop number, e.g. K1 is King Street stop one, A3 is Angel Row, stop three.
  • Easylink - door to door accessible transport for those that struggle on the main transport network
  • ITT - 1-2-1 training from home to school or college for students with special educational needs
  • Assistive aids for travel - Alternative formats, Shopmobility, assistance cards, bus number cards
  • TravelSafe - a joint project to promote how to travel on a bus and tramsafely. TravelSafe is for all ages from primary schools to retirement villages.
  • NSEP - Nottinghamshire Safety Education Partnership.A multi-agency approach to safety, working with the Fire and Rescue teams, Police, Ambulance services, RNLI, Road Safety and many more groups to improve knowledge and safety.