[TRIGGER WARNING: Ableist Harassment]
“I think it is increasing because of the pressures on people: the overcrowding on trains and the general economic climate.
“If I reminded myself about everything that has been said, I would shut myself inside.”
A Scope survey revealed that 47 per cent of disabled people faced some form of discrimination while travelling on public transport. Of these, 15 per cent said they faced “high-level” abuse.