Council boosts Community Transport Grant to support sustainable travel around county

Kent County Council (KCC) has today announced a significant boost to its Community Transport Grant funding. The Community Transport Grant enables parish councils, charities and community groups to apply for a grant funded by the local authority to help them provide transport for their local communities. Schemes funded by the Community Transport Grant provide invaluable…

KCC’s commitment to Kent bus passengers

Kent County Council (KCC) and commercial bus operators have worked together to secure school bus services for as many pupils as possible this September, following notice given by bus operators of their intention to withdraw services across the county. Some commercial bus operators had planned to stop running routes that serve schools which were economically…

Consultation opens on proposed savings for the Supported Bus Services

Residents are being asked to share their views on a proposed reduction of Kent County Council’s (KCC) Supported Bus Services. Following the passing of KCC’s budget on Thursday 10th February, it was proposed the Supported Bus budget be reduced from April 2022 to £4.3 million, representing a decrease of £2.2 million. KCC currently spends about £6 million a year to…