Travel and transport

There are extra transport services to help residents who cannot travel easily because of disability or age.  

 

Blue Badges

The Blue Badge disabled parking scheme allows drivers or passengers with a permanent disability to park near to their destination.  In Hertfordshire, Blue Badges are issued by Hertfordshire County Council. For more information call 0300 123 4040, minicom 01438 737599, email hertsdirect@hertscc.gov.uk or visit Hertfordshire County Council's website.

 

Concessionary bus travel

Hertfordshire County Council is responsible for administering and managing the concessionary travel scheme for free travel on buses.

For queries on bus services contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233, to apply for a bus pass call 0300 123 4050 or visit the Herts Direct website, or for general information visit the UK Government website.

 

Hertfordshire Action on Disability (HAD)

Hertfordshire Action on Disability provides a transport service for those in the community who, because of disability or age, cannot travel around easily.  The transport service is designed to help people to travel around 24 hours a day, seven days per week, for both one-off and regular journeys, often at short notice.  For more information call 01707 375159 for transport services or 01707 324581 for other services for people with disabilities, or visit the Hertfordshire Action on Disability website.

 

Hospital transport

For people who are in receipt of certain benefits and have a hospital appointment there may be financial assistance available for the travel costs to hospital.  People should contact the cash office at the appropriate hospital for further details.