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Shaping the future of accessible transport

About the National Centre for Accessible Transport

The National Centre for Accessible Transport aims to make transport accessible for all. Through user-centred development processes and innovative co-designed solutions underpinned by applied research, the centre strives to ensure that all future travel systems have accessibility for disabled people at the heart of their development and delivery.

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ncat works directly with disabled people, disability organisations, transport providers and policy makers to undertake research and develop solutions; amplifying the voices of disabled people in all decision making and collaborating widely with all transport stakeholders; demonstrating good practice and impact to influence policy.

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A mixed group of people standing, and one person in a wheelchair, in front of a large display screen which showing the ncat logo. They are all smiling.


Clive Gilbert and Andy Street holding a copy of the Accessible Transport Charter

Andy Street first metro mayor to sign Accessible Transport Charter

Earlier today, Clive Gilbert, Policy Connect’s Head of Accessible Transport, met Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, as he became the first…
Kay Inckle (ncat board member), Jane Hutt (Trefnydd and Chief Whip) and Keith Richards (chair of the ncat board.)

ncat board hosted in Welsh Parliament

ncat is proud to be working making transport more accessible across the whole of the UK and so we were…
ncat members with lightbox presentation stand at CPC conference in London

ncat attends Connected Places Catapult Conference

NCAT was proud to be a key partner at the Connected Places Summit hosted on the 20th and 21st  of March…

Making transport accessible

ncat is a specialist consortium, led by Professor Paul Herriotts of Coventry University, based at the National Transport Design Centre, alongside partner organisations Connected Places Catapult, Designability, Policy Connect, Research Institute for Disabled Consumers, and WSP UK. ncat is funded by Motability Foundation, the charity.

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