There are a selection of local incentives to promote travelling by public transport, including:
✔ Endeavour Youth Card – a free smart travel card for 16 to 19 years olds offering a minimum of 25% discount off the price of full adult fares on participating services like Stephenson’s buses.
✔ National Free Bus Pass – for those aged 65 or over you’re entitled to a bus pass that allows free off-peak travel on local buses anywhere in England.
✔ Disabled Persons Free Travel Bus Pass – similar to the National Free Bus Pass, eligible disabled people are entitled to free off-peak travel on local buses anywhere in England.
Apply for either of these bus passes online at suffolkonboard.com, call 0345 6000659 or pick up an application form from your local Suffolk County Council office or library.
✔ Dial-a-ride, a local door-to-door transport service using easy access minibuses. The service operates Monday to Friday, from 8.30am-4.00pm. All passengers need to be members, for a membership pack and more information, call 01638 608022.
✔ Community Car Services such as ‘Wheels Within Wheels’, provides a wheelchair accessible vehicle for hire. The vehicle can be used by groups and individuals who can supply their own driver, although there are some volunteers who are able to drive the vehicle, subject to availability. The vehicle is based in Newmarket and available 7 days a week. Call 01638 608022 for more information.
More information about community travel can be found on the Suffolk On board pages or call general enquires on 0345 6066171 or alternatively, email [email protected]
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