There are 21 community transport schemes financially supported by Lancashire County Council.
Dial-a-Bus services provide door-to-door facilities using minibus equipped with low steps and lifts so that people who find it difficult or impossible to use steps or are wheelchair uses can get in and out easliy.
Community Cars services are developed primarily in rural areas where demand is sparse and irregular. They are designed to provide a service for anyone in the area who is unable to reasonably use conventional services regardless of disability.
Following a recent review of Community Transport services in Lancashire the following changes will be made to the fares charged and times of operation of services from 1 July 2011.
How much do journeys cost?
From 1 July 2011 the maximum fares being charged by Community Transport operators will be as shown below. Some operators may offer lower fares than advertised therefore contact your local operator for full details:
|Up to 2 miles||£2 adult single fare|
|Over 2 and up to 4 miles||£3 adult single fare|
|Over 4 and up to 9 miles||£4 adult single fare|
|Over 9 miles and up to 18 miles||£5 adult single fare|
|Over 18 miles||£10 adult single fare|
When do services operate?
Dial-a-Bus services will generally operate between the hours of: 0930 and 1430. (Some operators may run before or after these times therefore please check for details with the operators).
Community Car Services
Fares will be based on a charge of 40p per mile for each journey.
Please note NoWcards are not valid on Community Transport Services in Lancashire.
List of Community Transport Operators and areas covered:
|Burnley & Pendle||01282 415310|
|Wyre & Fylde||01772 682749|
|Ribble Valley||01200 444484|
|Preston/South Ribble||01772 204667|
|West Lancashire||01704 893373|
|Chorley/South Ribble||01257 260488|
COMMUNITY CAR SERVICES
|Lune Valley, Lancaster, Morecambe, Garstang, Rural Fylde, Eccleston/Heskin/Mawdesley, Wheelton & Withnell,
Parbold, Tarleton and Hesketh Bank
|Ribble Valley Burnley/Pendle/Rossendale||01282 412096|