Transport

REDUCING ENERGY AND CARBON IN TRANSPORT

Here are some of the activities we’re undertaking to reduce the impact of transport in Frome:

  • We secured funding from the DfT to set up a community car club. Two solar powered electric cars and a hybrid vehicle are available for hire for just £3.75 an hour. The scheme has already enabled many households to avoid the cost and hassle of running a second car.
  • We facilitate the Frome and Village Bus Users Group

  • We are working with the train operators to get better services for Frome
  • We helped to secure Section 106 money to facilitate improvements at Frome Station. This includes better signage, an accessible bus stop and improved pedestrian access.
  • We secured funding to offer free and subsidised cycle classes and bike maintenance, in partnership with Sustainable Frome
  • We secured free electric charge points for cars (and bikes) at the Cheese and Grain and are looking for further locations for additional charge points.
  • We are promoting lift-share and other carbon cutting transport methods

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