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Transport Examples

Dial-a-Ride services

For older people and people with a disability who find it difficult to use public transport.  This door-to-door service is free for people with either an Older Person’s or Disabled Person’s bus pass, and enables people to go shopping, attended social and leisure activities, meet family and friends, or attend health appointments.

Bristol Community Transport is a social enterprise providing a range of transport services for the communities of Bristol.  We aim to connect individuals and communities, promote social inclusion and tackle social isolation.

 

Bristol Walking Alliance

This Consortium of organisations and individuals campaign to improve Bristol's walking environment. The Alliance regularly comments on planning applications and transport scheme proposals as well as contributing to draft council strategies, polices, plans and design guidance. It is currently working on a pavement parking campaign, to prevent cars parking on the pavement.

 

Hartcliffe and Withywood Community Partnership

This is a community transport scheme that provides bus transport that is fully accessible and caters for people in wheelchairs or with mobility needs. Areas around South Bristol are covered.

 

Over 55s Group Cycle Rides

The Over 55s project is one of Life Cycle’s inclusive cycle ride groups and has been around for eight years.  Over that time, there has been hundreds of rides and introduced many people to the numerous cycle routes in, around and beyond Bristol – all our rides use the cycle path network and quiet roads.

 

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Age Friendly Bristol

An age-friendly city is a city that encourages active ageing by optimising opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age - World Health Organisation

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Bristol Ageing Better

Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) is a partnership of individuals and organisations working together to reduce isolation and loneliness among older people in Bristol.

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History

The World Health Organisation have developed a framework for tackling such wide ranging issues in a way which is designed to improve the quality of life of older people – the Age Friendly City network.

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