February 12, 2012

Non-Profit Spotlight: Westway CT

LONDON, ENGLAND - Established in 1991, Westway Community Transport is a non-profit organization that provides essential transport for individuals and community groups in the areas of Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster in London, England. Westway CT operates a number of different services that are targeted at specific transportation needs within these communities. The Group Transport service has a large fleet of both standard and accessible vehicles that can be utilized by voluntary & community groups. The Door-to-Door Services include a Community Car Scheme where members are driven and accompanied by trained volunteers, the Scooter Loan Scheme that brings scooters out into the community where members can use them, and the Shopper Services program that matches members with volunteers who will drive them to and from shopping. They also have a Driver Training that employs a full-time driver trainer/assessor who helps volunteer drivers of all levels reach the MiDAS standards, a RoSPA accredited training program. As well, Westway CT has set up a private hire company, Green CT Cars. It's fleet is made up of Toyota Prius hybrids and VW Caravelle wheelchair accessible vans.

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