Caroline Pidgeon welcomes “Please offer me a seat” scheme


Caroline Pidgeon has welcomed news that a blue badge scheme for people less able to stand on public transport will be introduced on a permanent basis in the Spring.

Caroline, Chair of the London Assembly's Transport Committee, said

content_tfl-please-offer-me-a-badge_rdax_400x250.jpg"As someone who has long supported this scheme being introduced as a trial, I very much welcome it now being permanently rolled out across London.

This is a small but really practical initiative that has greatly helped many people with hidden disabilities and medical conditions.

The scheme is a good example of TfL listening to the needs of passengers and then meeting them. I hope 2017 will see many more examples by TfL.”

For further details of the TfL trial, visit


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