Door to door transport service for people with mobility problems who are unable (or virtually unable) to use mainstream public transport in London. It will transport clients to locations up to 5 miles from their address.
Users must have a permanent or long-term disability which means they are unable to use public transport some or all of the time.
Membership (free) is required to use Dial-a-Ride. Details of how to apply can be found on the website.
You are automatically eligible for membership if you are:
A Taxicard member
Getting the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance
Getting the Standard or Enhanced Mobility Rate of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Registered blind or partially sighted
Aged 85 or over
Getting a Higher Rate Attendance Allowance
Getting a War Pension Mobility Supplement
If none of the above apply to you, you may still be able to join Dial-a-Ride but you will have to undergo a paper-based mobility assessment to establish your eligibility for the service.
PO Box 68799, London, SE1P 4RD
9am-4pm Mon-Fri (Enquiries)
Who is it for:
anyone with a permanent or long term disability, in receipt of certain benfits or aged over 85
Free to join and use
How to apply:
membership required - https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/dial-a-ride/membership?intcmp=4002