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Travel and transport

If you want to find a community transport scheme in your local area try searching here on Staffordshire Connects.

Community transport providers can help you to get out and about if you find it very difficult or impossible to use public transport. They offer a range of door to door transport services to allow you to participate more fully in society, to travel to lunch clubs, hospital visiting, adult education classes, shopping, leisure or simply visiting friends.

Here on Staffordshire Connects you can also find details of mobility organisations where you can hire or purchase a wide range of mobility and transport aids from.

How do I get help with planning a journey?

If you need information about planning a journey by train or bus, you can can find information on the Staffordshire County Council website.

There are links to bus and train timetables, as well as updates to bus services and how to apply for a bus pass.

How do I apply for a blue badge?

Blue badges are for drivers, passengers or children with severe mobility problems and for those who are registered blind.

You can apply online for a blue badge on the Staffordshire Council website.

What help is there if I struggle to get to work?

Wheels to work

Do you struggle to get to work because of a lack of transport or do you feel like you are missing out on opportunities because you cannot get to work?

Staffordshire County Council are able to offer you moped loans, interest free loans for a bicycle, personal travel plans and travel vouchers.

How do I lease mobility equipment?

The motability scheme provides an affordable, worry-free way for people with disabilities to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair in exchange for their mobility allowance.

How can I find a shopmobility scheme?

Shopmobility is a service that helps all people who consider themselves to have mobility problems to get around town centres independently, with freedom, confidence and dignity.

The National Federation of Shop Mobility has a directory where you find your nearest scheme.

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