Buses On-Demand Webinar

How flexible, on-demand bus services can help Scotland build back fairer.

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Webinar Agenda:

1. Welcome from Lorna Finlayson, Scotland Director, CoMoUK

2. Presentations from public authorities and community transport:

• Ranald Robertson, HITRANS
• Lee Robinson, Transport for Wales
• Debbie Johnson, Pembrokeshire Action for Community Transport

3. Brief Q&A

4. Quickfire presentations from demand responsive transport operators:

• Sarah Forman, ViaVan
• Barak Sas, Zeelo
• Alex Shapland-Howes, Tandem
• David Carnero, Padam
• Kevin Orr, Liftango

5. Brief Q&A

Key points from the webinar:

- Scotland has seen dramatic decline in bus network usage and availability over the last decade

- Mobility as a Service (MaaS) has become an increasingly more desirable option for rural areas because of its; improved awareness of travel options; consistent fee across multiple modes; ease of planning, booking and paying for integrated journeys; reduced need to travel by car; makes mobility more accessible

- Demand-Responsive Transport solutions have been found successful during the pandemic and is a convenient replacement for fixed-route buses in rural settings

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