Minibus Case Studies

UK bus coverage hits a 28-year low

Bus coverage decline in UK

The UKs bus network shrunk to the lowest overall coverage last seen in the 1980s, shrinking almost 134 million miles over the past decade alone. This figure alone highlights the need for an alternative transport method for rural areas which can pick up the pieces from where the bus companies have left cracks up and down the country. The current ... Read More »

Finding love on a Community Transport minibus – Kathy & Ray’s story

Community Transport

This post was originally posted on CTLA’s Facebook page which you can find here. Whilst Valentine’s Day is generally accepted as a ‘couples day’, others have embraced it as an opportunity to celebrate friendships or love for their children, or even do random acts of kindness for strangers. For those who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner, ... Read More »

Nottingham Community Transport expands with ‘CT4N’

CT4N

Well-known charity based Nottingham Community Transport is to start trading arm called CT4N beginning on 2nd January 2018. This will see the charity operate bus services currently being run on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Locallink, Centrelink, Ecolink, Medilink and Worklink bus services will all transfer to CT4N, however all vehicles, routes, fares and the organisation’s regular team of friendly ... Read More »

Community Transport Christmas – Green Dragon Bus

Community Transport Christmas

This Community Transport Christmas story was written by Caroline Wilson from Green Dragon Bus and this story shows the lengths community transport will go to help the community when and where possible. Community transport works across the Christmas period, even on Christmas day, to provide those who would otherwise be alone with access to family, friendship, company and independence over ... Read More »

Community Transport Christmas – Grimsby & Cleethorpes Dial-a-Ride

Community Transport Christmas

This Community Transport Christmas story was written by Midge Curry from Grimsby & Cleethorpes Dial-a-Ride, this story shows the lengths community transport will go to help the community when and where possible. Some time ago I wrote to CTA to let them know about an organisation that sprung into life following one man’s encounter with a very, very lonely lady. ... Read More »