Bristol VI Forum: Have your say on accessible transport

Thursday 26 November 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Do you have concerns around the introduction of e-scooters? Are trains and buses accessible in your opinion? How could operators help you more? Have you been refused access to a taxi with your guide dog?  Put your transport questions to a panel of Bristol Council and transport representatives at our Visual Impairment (VI) forum.

We are delighted to have a panel of local authority and transport experts taking your questions on the accessibility of e-scooters, buses, taxis, and trains in the city.

Introducing our panel

Tim Bowles, Mayor of the West of England Combined Authority.

Councillor Kye Dudd, Bristol City Council Cabinet member for transport.

Councillor Ruth Pickersgill, Bristol City Council, Chair of Public Safety Committee (including licensing of taxis).

James Freeman, Chief Executive of First Bus.

Tom Law, Deputy Mobility and Inclusion Manager for Great Western Trains.

You need to book to attend the event. Places are limited, so please sign up as soon as you can!

Reserve your place

Either book your place here or ring Alun Davies on 07779 169019.

You will be asked if you would like to submit a question to the panel in advance. A selection of questions will be used at the event. Anyone whose question is not dealt with at the event will get an answer in writing from the relevant speaker after the meeting. Booking for the event closes at 5pm on Tuesday 17th November.

The meeting is being organised by Bristol Sight Loss Council. The Sight Loss Council is led by local blind and partially-sighted people who have volunteered to come together to work for positive change in the lives of people with a visual impairment in the city.

For more information about the Sight Loss Council here or ring Alun Davies on 07779 169019.

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