August 5, 2012

Non-Profit Spotlight: Bristol Community Transportation

UNITED KINGDOM - Bristol Community Transport (BCT) is a non-profit organization that provides a variety of transportation services in Bristol, UK. They have a fleet of 33 vehicles that are available for use by over 600 not-for-profit groups in the Bristol area. BCT was formed as a charity in 1985 to provide cost-effective transport for such local organizations. Today it operates as a social enterprise through it's associate company, BCT Community Interest Company. BCT CIC provides revenue services and turns those profits back into supporting the core work of Community Transportation. As part of this, they operate the Bristol Car Club, a wheelchair accessible car rental service as well as the MiDAS Minibus Driver and Passenger Assistant Training Centre for Bristol, just as other members of the HCT Group provide training in other parts of the UK.

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