Minibus Case Studies

Community Transport Christmas – Tavistock Area Support Services

Community Transport Christmas

Following on from the first Community Transport Christmas story we bring you this one based on Tavistock Area Support Services in Devon. Written by Diane Newman, General Manager at Tavistock Area Support Services. Here at Tavistock Area Support Services we provide transport for people to attend the Rotary Christmas Day Lunch. This will take up most of the day with ... Read More »

Community Transport Christmas – Brent Community Transport

Community Transport Christmas

It’s that time of year again where the Community Transport Association share stories of their members who go above and beyond during Christmas time. Community transport work throughout the Christmas period, even going out on Christmas day to provide those who would otherwise be alone with access to family, friendship, company and independence over the holidays. This story was written ... Read More »

Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport – CTA Member Profile


BSCTC was established in 1997 as a car scheme which focused on providing transport to enable people to attend medical appointments. While the area is beloved for its beautiful scenery, rural life can create problems for accessing transport. This is particularly the case as people age and have less access to cars, or are unwilling to drive in the darker ... Read More »

Scarborough Dial-a-Ride passengers share their views with the CTA

Scarborough Dial-A-Ride

In this article the Community Transport Association visits Scarborough Dial-a-Ride who operate their services in and around the Scarborough and Filey area. To grasp an understanding of how their services are operating they hand out a survey to each individual which travels with them and asks for feedback so they can continue to develop and improve their services. Scarborough Dial ... Read More »

Risborough Area Community Bus – Case Study

Risborough Area Community Bus

In many ways, Risborough Area Community Bus is much like any other local bus company, running timetabled routes for fare income. The surprise is that the Buckinghamshire not-for-profit charity didn’t evolve into its current form, but that the style of operation was a happy accident, when in 2010, it was set up with both a Section 22 Community Bus licence ... Read More »