Social inclusion

Department for Transport promotes socially inclusive transport, examining the links between transport and social exclusion, analysing social inclusion issues and the transport needs of different social groups, and liasing with other Government departments.

An introduction to social inclusion

Find out more about the Department for Transport's work on social inclusion.

04 October 2007

Children and young people

This section contains information on understanding the transport needs of children and young people. It includes strategies and approaches that could be used to promote their greater usage of existing facilities.


Information on transport and disability.

Minority, ethnic and faith communities' transport issues

The specific travel needs and requirements of minority ethnic and faith community groups.

Older people's transport issues

With an ageing population transport provision needs to be flexible enough to be responsive to the differing needs of older people.

Social exclusion

This section contains information about the Department for Transport's efforts to reduce social exclusion as it relates to transport issues.

Social Inclusion: Transport aspects (1 Mb)

This project identified ways in which social inclusion and related concepts might be better integrated into the Department's current transport modelling and appraisal techniques.

16 March 2006

Staff attitudes

Information on the causes and effects poor staff attitudes can have on passengers.

Travel training schemes

Information about travel training schemes.

Women's transport issues

Understanding the transport needs and requirements of women.

For related documents, pages and internet links, see the column on the right.