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All transport for disabled people articles

The Blue Badge Scheme allows people who have difficulty getting about to park their cars close to the sites and services that they need to use.

This information includes: the blue badge scheme, concessionary travel, Senior railcard, Motability car scheme, NexusTaxicard, Shopmobility and Hop to the shops.

Motability is a charity which provides mobility solutions for disabled people. This includes help to lease a car, powered wheelchair or scooter.

Shopmobility  provides battery-powered scooters and wheelchairs for people with mobility difficulties.

The TaxiCard scheme is for those who have a disability or impairment that means using public transport is difficult.

Information on the types of public transport available in Newcastle.

Vision impairment means that your eyesight cannot be corrected by glasses or lenses.  Conditions include: cataract,macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, retinitis pigamentosa and a condition related to stroke, hemianopia.