Disabled woman fighting to make commuters ÔLook UpÕ on London Underground

Instead of burying your head in your mobile phone, or awkwardly avoiding any eye contact whatsoever, Corry Shaw wants you to ‘Look Up!’ Like many other disabled people, Corry has chronic pain and desperately needs to sit down as she travels into work.

Transport for London has started to address the issue with the roll out of ‘please offer me a seat’ badges, but Corry says she still finds herself pleading with passengers to give up their places. But the 40-year-old comedy producer has a solution – she wants TfL to make a simple announcement after every stop: ‘Look up. Does someone need your seat?’ Corry says that even if one person takes notice, it could significantly change a disabled person’s life.

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