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BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 2,ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. This resource aims to provide information about transport options currently. available to residents of the Blue Mountains, As the Getting Around in Community GAIC project worker I wish to. acknowledge the support and assistance of those who contributed to this. I would like to thank the Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre Board of. Governance and MMNC staff and volunteers for supporting the project Also. thanks to Community Builders NSW for funding the three year GAIC project. Thanks also to Blue Mountains City Council for its support and partnership on. producing this edition of the guide Also to the individuals groups and. associations who provided information and feedback during the draft process. Many of the photographs featured in this second edition of the Blue Mountains. Transport Guide are courtesy of entrants to the Moving the Mountains. Photography Exhibition and Competition held in 2013 This competition was. funded with the support of the ClubGrants program,Suzan Mehmet. Getting Around in Community Project Worker,Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre. April 2014,Disclaimer, Information contained in the Blue Mountains Transport Guide is.
correct at the time of publication April 2014 Please check with. organisations and community groups to confirm details Please. check with transport providers regarding up to date timetables. and information, Cover photos Ann Nidrie David Ryan and Moving the Mountains. Photography Competition, Published Getting Around in Community GAIC project 2014. Information Suzan Mehmet GAIC Project Worker, Design and layout Michael Bull Web www bullartistry com au. Printing Possum Printing, The Getting Around in Community Project and Mid Mountains. Neighbourhood Centre recognise the Gundungurra and Darug. people as traditional owners of the Blue Mountains area and we. pay our respects to Elders past and present,BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 3.
What is sustainable transport 4,School Travel 6,Bus Hire 7. Bus Hire for,Community Groups 7,Cars Lobbying,Carpooling 8 Advocacy Information. Carpooling Apps 9 Community Groups,Carshare 9 and Meetings 19. Green Car Guide 9 Government 21,Wheelchair accessible Local Government 21. vehicle conversions 9 State and Federal,Community Transport 9 Government 22.
Aboriginal Community Public Transport,Transport 9 Trains Buses and Ferries 23. Community Transport 9 Ticket information 23,SmartLink Transport 10 Transport Apps 24. Medical Transport 10 Users with Disabilities 24,Oncology Transport 11 Travel Concessions 25. Shopping Transport 12 Scooters Wheelchairs,Home Delivery and Mobility Aids. Food Pharmaceuticals 12 Sales and Hire 25,Social Transport 13 Wheelchair Repairs 26.
Social Transport Tours Skateboarding and Scooters,Disability 13 Skate Ramps 26. Cycling Taxis,Groups and Group Rides 14 Blue Mountains Taxis 27. Cycling Events 15 Disabled Taxis,Cycling Programs 16 Special Needs Taxis 28. Maps 16 Walking Groups,Shops 17 Bushwalking Groups 29. Hire 17 Church Walking Groups 29,Electric Bikes 17 Heart Foundation.
Locker Hire 18 Walking Groups 30,Bike Storage 18 Women s Walking Groups 31. Other Cycling Resources Walking Events 31,and Information 18 Jogging Groups 31. BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE,BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 4. Image 2014 Erland Howden,Sustainable transport is,any form of transport that. is fuel efficient has health,benefits and reduces the.
SUSTAINABLE,impact on the environment,Some examples of sustainable. transport are walking cycling using,public transport bike share hire car. sharing car pooling hybrid or electric cars or a combination of cycling and. public transport to get to school or work Using shared transport such as. community transport to get to medical appointments or shopping Using. skateboards skates and scooters to get around is also sustainable transport. Why is sustainable transport good for me and the local. Sustainable transport can provide us with new ways to get around keep us. connected socially we get to know our local community and keep us fit It also. help us to share resources use less petrol be smart about car use save money. and have less environmental impact,BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE. BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 5,Why do we need this guide. This guide seeks to inform the community,about current transport options available in the.
Blue Mountains Where do I get information about, community transport What bike or walking groups can I join. How can I access medical transport What groups can I join to get active. How can I have a say on transport issues, The first edition of the guide in 2011 had a print run of 2 000 copies and. feedback received was that it fulfilled a gap in providing the community with. localised information,Where can I get a copy of this guide. Electronic copies PDF of this guide is available from the Mid Mountains. Neighbourhood Centre website www mmnc org au and the Blue Mountains. City Council website www bmcc nsw gov au,Copies of the booklet. Contact Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre for hard copies. Ph 4759 2592 or Email info mmnc org au, Available from organisations across the Blue Mountains including.
Blue Mountains City Council libraries bike shops neighbourhood centres. youth services dental and medical centres,Getting Around in Community Project GAIC. The second edition of the guide has been developed as part of the Getting. Around in Community Project GAIC sustainable transport project to provide. updated information to Blue Mountains residents about current transport. options and activities, The GAIC project was a 3 year community development project between 2011. and 2014 auspiced by The Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre GAIC. partnered with community organisations groups and individuals to pilot. sustainable transport activities and workshops The Blue Mountains Transport. Guide second edition is a way of informing the local community about. transport options and information,BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE. BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 6,Blue Mountains. Bus Company,The Blue Mountains Bus Company has,a fleet of 75 buses and services Emu Plains.
to Mount Victoria,Ph 4751 1077 Fax 4751 1079 Web www bmbc com au. Outside of office hours contact Transport Info Line Ph 131 500. Timetables for lower mid and upper mountains are available on the website. Web www bmbc com au public timetables,Announcements and travel updates or changes. Blue Mountains Bus Company Ph 4751 1077,Web www bmbc com au service bulletins. Transport Infoline Ph 13 1500 or Web www transportnsw info. Disability Access, The Blue Mountains Bus Company has 20 low floor buses available that are. wheelchair accessible All services in the timetables displaying the disability. logo are operated by a wheelchair accessible bus,SCHOOL TRAVEL.
School Travel Blue Mountains Bus Company, Blue Mountains Bus Company provides a network of school services from. Penrith to Lithgow, School students travel on regular route and dedicated school services These. services are identified by a 2 digit or 3 digit route number displayed in the. front window of the bus, Most students residing in New South Wales are eligible to apply for free travel. to and from school This transport is provided only after presentation of a. current and appropriate travel pass to the driver upon boarding the bus. Web www bmbc com au school travel,School Student Transport Scheme. The School Student Transport Scheme SSTS provides subsidised travel for. eligible school students on rail bus ferry and long distance coach services A. BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE,BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 7.
subsidy is also available for transport to and from school in private vehicles in. areas where there is no public transport, Transport for NSW manages the School Student Transport Scheme Transport. operators issue passes to eligible students and schools play an important role. in verifying students eligibility and liaising with transport providers. Web www transport nsw gov au ssts,Assisted School Travel Program. Students with disabilities who are unable to travel to and from school under. the Transport for NSW s School Student Transport Scheme may be eligible for. transport assistance under the Department of Education and Communities. Assisted School Travel Program ASTP, The ASTP plays a significant role in meeting the needs of eligible students. with disability by providing free specialised transport to and from school. where parents and carers are unable to provide or arrange transport for the. student either fully or in part, Web www schools nsw edu au studentsupport programs. Blue Mountains Bus Company Bus Charter, Buses come in a range of sizes with a maximum of 61 seats Low floor.
accessible buses are available with a capacity of 51 seats Coaches are. air conditioned with bin space and seating available for up to 63 passengers. Ph 4751 1077 Fax 4751 1079 Web www bmbc com au bus charter. Bus Hire for Community Groups,Smartlink Transport, The SmartLink Transport Register is a web based register of vehicles owned. by member community organisations in the Blue Mountains and Penrith local. government areas Vehicles are available for hire to transport disadvantaged. groups within these areas at an affordable cost, Also listed on the register are licensed volunteer drivers who can provide. driving services for community groups without their own drivers All drivers. listed on the register have undergone working with children and criminal. checks have the correct class of licence and have provided an RTA Proof of. driving record Only members on the transport register can access the. Ph 1300 557 346 Web www smartlinktransport org au,BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE. BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 8,Blue Mountains City Council Community Access Bus. Available for hire by local non profit community groups for daily trips of less. than 300km with 15 20 passengers Cost of vehicle hire up to 300kms is. 98 00 per vehicle Groups are required to return buses cleaned and fully. refuelled with diesel, Community Access Bus can organise a volunteer driver if required Fee is 30.
If you are providing your own driver they are required to hold a light rigid or. higher licence for more than 12 passengers The driver also requires a Blue. Mountains City Council green card and must have completed an orientation on. the vehicle Orientation sessions are held on the first Wednesday of the month. Enquiries and Bookings Ph 4759 3260 Tuesdays Thursdays Fridays. Web www smartlinktransport org au,CARPOOLING,Western Sydney Car Pool. Easy to use free online service for anyone who wants to save money meet. new people and reduce their carbon footprint while travelling to work or. study Join the network via the website Western Sydney Carpool will search. its database and match you with other people travelling in the same direction. You can now set up carpooling to events through this system. Web www wscarpool org,Oz Car Pool,Web www ozcarpool com au. Find rides to your favourite locations for groups and events or with your. favourite people and companies,Web www jayride com au. BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE,BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 9. Carpooling Apps,Western Sydney Carpool, Tap into carpooling and make a difference to your environment.
Western Sydney Carpool have apps available, iPhone via iTunes App Store Web www wscarpool org iphone apps php. Android from Google Play Store Web www wscarpool org android apps php. Car Next Door Web www carnextdoor com au, Drive My Car car rentals Web www drivemycarrentals com au. Green Car Guide,Green Vehicle Guide, The Green Vehicle Guide helps rate new Australian vehicles based on. greenhouse and air pollution emissions,Web www greenvehicleguide gov au. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VEHICLE,CONVERSIONS,Freedom Motors Australia.
Wheelchair accessible vehicles and wheelchair taxi conversions Hire rental. new and second hand vehicles for sale A representative can also visit you if. you would like to view a vehicle and are unable to go to the factory Please. ring and book for this to be arranged,Location 17 Plasser Crescent St Marys NSW 2760. Ph 1800 672 437 Fax 9673 4264,Email sales freedommotorsaustralia com au. Web www freedommotorsaustralia com au,COMMUNITY TRANSPORT. Aboriginal Resource Centre Community Transport, This service provides transport for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. frail elderly people with a disability and their carers who live in the Blue. Mountains This transport service includes shopping trips medical. appointments and social outings,Ph 4782 6569,BLUE MOUNTAINS TRANSPORT GUIDE.
BMTransportGuide 0314 27 3 14 3 29 PM Page 10, GREAT Community Transport Inc Special Care Transport. Assistance, GREAT Community Transport Inc exists to look at areas of transport need and. where appropriate provide flexible special care transport assistance within the. available resources for eligible transport disadvantaged residents of the Blue. Mountains and Penrith Local Government Areas They . Available from organisations across the Blue Mountains including Blue Mountains City Council libraries bike shops neighbourhood centres youth services dental and medical centres Getting Around in Community Project GAIC The second edition of the guide has been developed as part of the Getting Around in Community Project GAIC sustainable transport project to provide updated

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