Some other transport options
As well as the buses provided by private operators and voluntary and community organisations, there are a number of local initiatives managed by residents to meet local needs.
We can offer advice in setting up a scheme and signposting groups to possible sources of funding.
Other transport options include:
- Voluntary car schemes - usually run by local people and organisations. The majority of drivers are volunteers providing transport in their own cars for a small contribution towards running costs.
- Community transport schemes - non-profit schemes where passengers register beforehand for journeys including medical appointments and shopping trips, etc. They have fare schemes depending on the type of journey and distance.
- Car sharing - Employees can sign up for Car Share for home to work journeys - saving money and helping the environment.
We are keen to support communities to develop schemes which are tailored to meet local needs and want to work with local towns, parishes and communities interested in running community and voluntary transport schemes.
Tell us about the voluntary schemes that are running in your area or whether you are/want to get involved in running a new scheme by taking part in the consultation .