Tag Archives: Community Transport

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 »

Nottingham Community Transport expands with ‘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 – 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 »

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 »