Tag Archives: Community Transport

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

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 »

Manchester Community Transport joins forces with HCT Group

Manchester Community Transport

Manchester Community Transport has been serving the community in Manchester since 1980. It now provides community transport services across the Manchester area as well as Transport for Greater Manchester contracted bus services, with 109 employees and a fleet of 67 vehicles. HCT Group, one of the UK’s largest and most successful social enterprises, operates bus services and other transport contacts ... 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 »