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Transport planners are failing the mobility impaired

David Hunter Not for Profit Planning Edinburgh EH3
31 August 2018
 

Your report on Edinburgh’s proposal to speed up buses by closing bus stops highlights once more the need for transport policy-makers to consider the effect of their decisions on disabled and older people (‘Edinburgh considers bus stop closures to speed up services’ LTT 17 Aug). 

You report that “a number of councillors... voiced concern about the impact clousures could have on mobility impaired”. Yet the officer report recommending this measure – which...

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