KYCC’s Improve Bus Transport in Kent Campaign
KYCC Campaign members will be working locally to achieve the
aims below but, will also be supporting British Youth Council’s
Youth Select Committee in their inquiry into issues and concerns
around safe, affordable and accessible transport for young
Increase the availability age of the freedom pass with the
- Due to the economical climate we understand it is hard to lower
prices, however post 16 Freedom Pass is unacceptably high.
- Possible monthly instalments.
- Link in with the National Campaign in order for help with
- Fundraising and the environmental impacts advertised within
More frequent buses and availability in rural/new
areas. Disability access must be made easily and increase
- Increase primary school transportation to school using buses to
prepare for later schooling.
- Write to bus companies and government about peak time
To reach an acceptable balance between price of service
More friendly and approachable bus drivers due to their
work in the public sector.
- Work in partnership with the YAG’s work in a similar area.
Leaflets/apps to report on bus drivers.
Agreed by the Campaign Members at KYCC’s Induction
16 December 2012
What KYCC have done already for public transport in Kent:
- Worked with Campaign for Better Transport and
developed a DVD which was submitted to the Department for
- Worked with KCC to develop and pilot a
Post 16 'Transport Pass'. This
pass is now available countywide.
- Submitted a response to the National Scrutiny
Committee on bus transport in Kent.
- Submitted a response to the Rail Franchise for