Keeping communities connected
Demand responsive transport is an idea whose time has come as authorities work to cut fixed costs. Lincolnshire was in the vanguard of this revolution in provision. Lee Baker finds out more
When the Dial-a-Bus service CallConnect launched in Lincolnshire ten years ago, it was an innovative response to meeting the mobility needs of rural communities.
This upstart alternative to scheduled services is now becoming the main option for large swathes of the country as more and more authorities replace expensive and infrequent scheduled services with this more cost-effective and flexible option. In Lincolnshire, CallConnect services have continued to expand over the years and now serve...