Transport in Tower Hamlets
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Transport in Tower Hamlets

By John

Some of the LinkAge Plus centres have transport for specific projects such as their day care service.  These are usually in the form of a fully accessible mini-bus to ensure a safe and comfortable journey to and from the centre.  If you are not part of a service which includes transport there are other options:

Community Transport Services

Tower Hamlets Council provides community transport for members of the community who are unable to use conventional public transport, as it is not suitable for their travel needs. The service also provides and manages the statutory transport needs of children and adults with special educational needs.                                                  Tower Hamlets Community Transport

Freedom pass for disabled people

 A bus pass is available to Tower Hamlet residents that are physically disabled, have a learning difficulty or were refused a driving licence under section 92 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.                                    Freedom pass for disabled people

Freedom pass

Tower Hamlets residents over 60 years old are entitled to an older person bus pass. This pass offers concessionary travel on buses, trains and other forms of local public transport.                                              Freedom pass

 

 The motability scheme

The Motability Scheme provides disabled people with safe, reliable and affordable personal transport through a contract or hire purchase arrangement. Cars, powered wheelchairs and scooters are available through this scheme.                                      The motability scheme

The Taxicard Scheme

The taxi card scheme is for residents with serious mobility impairments who are unable to use buses or trains, allowing them to travel in a black taxi at subsidised rates. The taxicard scheme

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