Community Transport is the most flexible form of transport with local people supporting local people. 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.
This award winning service operates across Lincolnshire and is available to everyone wanting to access public transport within each of the operating areas. All CallConnect vehicles are fully accessible and a valid concessionary bus pass can be used on this service.
Community/Voluntary Car Schemes
Community or Voluntary Car Schemes are 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 living in rural Lincolnshire. To find out if your village has access to a scheme check the Transport Provider Search and click on your village using the A-Z buttons.
Lincoln Area Dial-A-Ride
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.
The Lincoln based scheme also runs a voluntary car scheme outside the 6 mile radius offering people in North Kesteven and part of West Lindsey access to a transport solution when they are not able to use public transport to get about. Passengers need to register as members before booking the service which will pick you up from your home and take you to your destination.
For more information, or to register and book please phone 01522 544983 Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 4.30pm.
Lincoln Area Dial Ride also offer a Shop Mobility service, mobility scooters can be booked on 01522 514477 between 9.00am and 4.30pm, and collected from the Dial A Ride office within the Lincoln bus station.
Further information is available from the Lincoln Dial-A-Ride website.
Stamford Community Transport
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
Do you struggle to get to where you need to be because you don't have access to reliable transport?
Is this holding you back from getting the job you want, working the hours you want, attending a college course or taking up an apprenticeship to improve your skills?
Are you an employer who wants to help your employees access affordable transport?
If so Wheels 2 Work Lincolnshire can help you. For more information go to the Wheels 2 Work website or call 01507 526778.
Report produced following the research study into rural transport and older people.