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Community Car Clubs

A community car club is a local, member-based initiative that provides access to self-service, pay as you drive vehicles. Often community car clubs are run by local groups to support their communities. It’s a convenient and affordable way of using a car, without the expense and hassle of owning one.

 

CoMoUK can provide advice, support and share best practice for the set-up and continued management of community car club. CoMoUK have developed a number of resources to support community car clubs from a handbook, a marketing toolkit and advice on how to create a business case. These resources can be found below.

Community Car Club Handbook

Our community car club handbook gives an overall explanation of areas to be considered when looking to set-up a community car club.

COMMUNITY CAR CLUB HANDBOOK

Marketing for Community Car Clubs

In 2018 CoMoUK worked to explore how best to engage the public with car clubs, from this the below toolkit was developed. The toolkit includes a guide for; developing an engagement plan, creating content and making the most of press releases and social media. There is also a suite of templates that can be downloaded and used.

ENGAGEMENT GUIDE FOR COMMUNITY CAR CLUBS

SOCIAL MEDIA TEMPLATE

POSTER TEMPLATE

RURAL SURVEY TEMPLATE

URBAN SURVEY TEMPLATE

RURAL LEAFLET TEMPLATE

URBAN LEAFLET TEMPLATE

PRESS RELEASE TEMPLATE

Making the Business Case

The example business case focuses on the financial considerations and requirements to make a community car club successful.

BUSINESS CASE FOR COMMUNITY CAR CLUBS

Community Transport

Community transport provides flexible and accessible transport solutions that are community-led. Often community transport is the only mode of transport for vulnerable and isolated groups. Community transport organisation utilise a wide range of modes such as minibuses, car clubs, community bus services to name a few.

 

CoMoUK believes that shared transport options can play a positive role in supporting community transport schemes.

 

 

 

Information Sheet

CoMoUK has developed the below information sheet to explore how shared transport and community transport can work together.

 

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT INFORMATION SHEET

Case Studies

CoMoUK has published two case studies showing how shared transport can enhance community transport.

MULL AND IONA Liftshare

 

HAYFIELD SUSTRAINABLE TRANSPORT