Persons with Disabilities in Pretoria asked to participate in research

Transport plays an important role in enabling people with disabilities to travel and live independently. People with disabilities often experience barriers in accessing transport. Lack of access to transport may lead to high rates of unemployment, poverty, and lack of opportunities among persons with disabilities. It is therefore essential to improve the provision of transport for the disabled community.

Research into transport needs of people with disabilities in the City of Tshwane.

PhD student in the Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management at the University of Johannesburg, Babra Duri, is undertaking a research project to investigate the provision of transport services as well as the barriers experienced by people with disabilities in accessing transport in the city of Tshwane.

As part of this project, under the supervision of Prof. R. Luke, Babra would like to invite people with mobility, vision or hearing disabilities to take part in answering a questionnaire to help with her research. This activity will take around 20-30 minutes of your time.

By participating in this survey, you are granting your consent. Please note the following:

· Participation is voluntary, and you are under no obligation to participate.

· You are free to withdraw at any time and without giving any reasons.

· Your identity will be anonymous, and no one will be able to connect you to the answers.

The results of the study will be used for academic purposes only and may be published in an academic journal or presented at a conference. A summary of the findings of this study will be available to all participants on request.

Should you have any queries or comments regarding this survey, you are welcome to contact Babra telephonically at 012 661 1051 or e-mail her at



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