Which way to the tube?
... "But it is important to remember that barriers to people traveling independently aren't always physical," said Peter Hendy, managing director surface transport, Transport for London. The occasion for his remark is the release of a new public transportation guide for London designed to be easier for people with learning disabilities to use. Given the difficulty in getting recognition for the more obvious physical barriers of using public facilities at times, this initiative is remarkable. "I hope this new guide will help Londoners with learning difficulties to use their public transport network and get around the city like anybody else," Hendy said. This guide and others offered by Transport for London can be downloaded here.