Community transport

Information about using community transport in Northern Ireland if you have a reduced mobility.

Community transport

Community Transport Partnerships

Community Transport Partnerships provide accessible door-to-door and group travel services to community groups, older people and people with disabilities.

The services are operated by a wide range of community operators and are only available for members who live in Northern Ireland.

More information on these services can be accessed through the Community Transport Association.

Disability Action Transport Scheme (DATS)

Disability Action Transport Scheme (DATS) is a local specialist transport service for people living in towns or cities who find it difficult to use public transport. It used to be known as the door-2-door service.


Shopmobility services lend manual and powered wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public with limited mobility to shop or use them to access leisure and commercial facilities.

Anyone can become a member of Shopmobility.

Further information

Additional information on community transport and Shopmobility services can be found on nidirect at the following page:

The Inclusive Mobility Transport Advisory Committee (imtac) have also produced a number of factsheets on:

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