August 31, 2011

Provider Profile: London Dial-A-Ride

LONDON - Dial-a-Ride is a free door-to-door transport service for those with a permanent or long-term disability who are unable to use the regular fixed route public transit in London. Dial-a-Ride is a public service provided by Transport for London. The first video below, examines some of the current challenges facing Dial-a-Ride through interviews with users, service administrators, drivers, politicians such as Caroline Pidgeon, and disability community advocate organizations such as Transport for All. The second (circa 1984) video shows some of the history and background of London's Dial-a-Ride. For more information see: London's Dial-a-Ride for Disabled 'Not Cost-Efficient" (BBC). To find other accessible transportation services see: U.K. Dial-A-Ride Services.

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