Social Inclusion in EU Public Transport

16-03-2015

This report describes the links between transport and social inclusion according to the recent literature and provides evidence regarding the population groups at greater risk of social and transport exclusion. It also provides examples of good practice in improving public transport accessibility for the most vulnerable users, in order to derive some indications for improvement of the EU role in facilitating the mainstreaming of social inclusion issues in public transport policies.

This report describes the links between transport and social inclusion according to the recent literature and provides evidence regarding the population groups at greater risk of social and transport exclusion. It also provides examples of good practice in improving public transport accessibility for the most vulnerable users, in order to derive some indications for improvement of the EU role in facilitating the mainstreaming of social inclusion issues in public transport policies.