Ask for my seat

Ask for my seat badge

Make someone's journey easier.

Ask for my seat

Chronic pain, injury, illness and disability...

It’s not always clear when someone is in need of a seat. Having to ask is a barrier and most of the time it’s easier to suffer in silence.

Want to make someone’s journey easier?Wear the ‘Ask for my seat’ badge next time you’re sat on a busy tube, train or bus.

See who we help.

I am a sufferer of migraines and regular crippling head aches. It’s not easy taking a train and having to stand when I am in pain but it’s something I have learned to live with. The 'Ask for my seat' badge is a great idea and one that I totally support.Rachel I, school teacher, London.

I am prone to illness and I have problems with breathing which make it hard for me to be in confined spaces. Standing and being squashed on a busy tube is not good for me and usually I wait until I can get a seat which can often take time and sometimes not be possible.Ruth D, head of people development, London.

While I have no desire to be pregnant, I must confess I have recently been very jealous of the 'Baby on board' badges that London Transport provide. I am recovering from 7 hours of surgery following a cancer diagnosis, and as I begin my recovery, I am travelling on public transport. There is rarely a seat and because I look well, fellow commuters have no idea what I am going through. I don't feel I can request a seat because I look just as able to stand as the person who's seat I am asking for. This scheme would not only symbolise the number of caring people there are out there - it would give those less able the confidence to ask for help.Tracey B, London.

This is a really great concept for people suffering with anxiety or claustrophobia. I struggle on tubes, trains or buses being close to people around me and really appreciate having my own space (which only ever happens when I get a seat). This badge allows me to ask people for their seat without the awkwardness of having to explain why.Amy M, Business Development, Birmingham.

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