About Community Transport

About Community Transport

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Community transport is about providing flexible and accessible community-led solutions in response to unmet local transport needs, and often represents the only means of transport for many vulnerable and isolated people, often older people or people with disabilities… Ref: Community Transport Association (CTA UK)


March 2023

Many areas have community transport services for people who have difficulty using public transport. These include door-to-door transport and trips to shopping centres.

Ref: Find out about community transport services and Shopmobility – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)


February 2023


Anyone can volunteer. It can be very rewarding and is a great way to:

  • meet new people
  • gain new or use existing skills
  • get experience
  • make a big difference to your community

There are lots of easy ways to give your time to help others – from having a cup of tea with an elderly neighbour, to helping out in your local area or making a regular commitment to volunteer with a charity or community group.

How can I get involved?

There are several organisations that can help you find a way to volunteer that suits you.

Do-it.org is a database of UK volunteering opportunities. You can search more than a million volunteering opportunities by interest, activity or location and then apply online.

You can also contact National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)Volunteer ScotlandVolunteering WalesJersey CharitiesGuernsey Charities or Volunteering Matters to find opportunities in your area.

Ref: Volunteer – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)


How community transport help fight isolation, loneliness and depression

February 2023


In an ever-increasing social environment of uncertainty, rising fuel costs, and increased operating costs, some public transport companies were forced to cut their services and routes leaving many rural towns and villages without any public transport… click below to read the full article.


February 2023

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Buses support lower transport emissions to help the planet and clean up toxic air, more dense housebuilding to increase supply in unaffordable cities and avoid sprawl; and ensure that every member of the community has more equal access to public services and support, and friends and family that poor transport denies.

Ref: Click here for more information