Shared space – DPTAC summary

Disabled Person’s Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC)

DPTAC position on shared space

Shared space in Rochester, USA

Publication date: June 2018
Ranking: useful

This page on the Government’s website provides a summary of key reports and sets out DPTAC’s position.

It provides some general observations and DPTAC’s comments as an organisation representing disabled people.

They make 12 recommendations including requiring central government to take a lead role in shared space and not leaving it to local authorities along with highlighting the need for further research and a revised formal advice note.

Most significantly they recommend disabled people should be:

“…fully involved in their conception, planning, design, implementation and evaluation.”

Download the document here

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC)
c/o Department for Transport
Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
London SW1P 4DR

Telephone: 0300 330 3000
Email: contact form  –


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