From voluntary car schemes to accessible minibuses providing door to door support if you cannot access a public bus service.
CallConnect - Dial-a-Bus
CallConnect is a demand responsive service which is simple to access - just call, book and travel. For more information, and to find out how to book the service contact our friendly Matrix Booking Team on 0345 234 3344 or visit the Lincs Interconnect website.
Community/Voluntary Car Schemes
One of the most flexible forms of community transport and makes a significant contribution to the transport options available for the elderly and less mobile residents. To find out if your village has access to a scheme check the Transport Provider Search and click on your village.
Lincoln Area Dial-A-Ride
Lincoln Lincoln Area Dial-a-Ride offers a door to door accessible minibus service for disabled people and the over 60's who cannot use public transport within a 6 mile radius of Lincoln City Centre, and a Voluntary Car Scheme in some areas outside the 6 mile radius..
Lincoln Area Dial-a-Ride also offer a Shopmobility service, mobility scooters, wheelchairs, walking frames and powerchairs which can be pre-booked. Further information is available from the Lincoln Dial-A-Ride website.
Stamford Community Transport
Offers an accessible Community Bus for group hire, and to offer trips for those unable to access public transport. The scheme also operates an established voluntary car scheme, run by local people for local people, which offers passenger journey's to help those unable to use other forms of transport. For more information, and to ask about charges please call 01780 482380 or check their website.
Wheels 2 Work - Scooter Hire Scheme
This social enterprise provides an affordable 50cc or 125cc moped loan for those unable to get to work, education or training opportunities due to lack of a transport solution. For more information go to the Wheels 2 Work website or call 01507 526778.
Rural Transport and Older People in Lincolnshire
The research report ‘Rural Transport and Older People in Lincolnshire’ examines the challenges facing older people accessing affordable transport in rural Lincolnshire. In a 12 month research study, older people who do not currently use any form of public or community transport were asked what prevents them from doing so. In response to the report, the County Council are developing a Community Transport Strategy, and a Communications Plan for promoting Community Transport in Lincolnshire.