Details of complementary community transport services available in Dorset
Current community transport spending is focused on Dorset Country Cars (a network of voluntary car schemes) and dial-a-ride schemes in Weymouth and Portland, Dorchester, Axe Valley, West Dorset and Wimborne.
There are a number of community transport schemes in operation across Dorset, Please see the directory below for more information on specific community transport schemes across Dorset.
There are a number of wheelchair accessible schemes in Dorset that provide transport for people who find it difficult to use existing transport services.
Community transport maps
There are a number of community transport schemes currently operating in Dorset, to see the areas served by these schemes four maps have been produced.
Voluntary car scheme
Dorset Country Cars are independent community led voluntary car schemes supported by Dorset County Council. These schemes help people in rural areas who are not able to use public transport or who have no other way of making essential trips.
Transport Action Groups (TAGs)
TAGs help to promote, co-ordinate and develop local passenger transport services (public and community) to meet the needs of rural communities and to identify the local travel needs of the disabled, socially excluded and differing social groups.
Flexible bus services
Currently, there is one flexible bus service providing transport in the county.