The Shopping Bus
Access Sydney Community Transport has a fantastic range of shopping options available during the week, to suit all levels of access requirements. These are door-to-door services.
ASCT clients are transported to local shopping centres with assistance provided on and off the vehicles as required. On the return trip when the bus may be laden with shopping as well as people, our bus assistants will help carry the shopping bags back to the client’s door.
Cost: A $5 contribution is required for a return trip. Please check with the office for a shopping bus near you.
Depending on where you live, shopping centres include:
- Marrickville Metro
- Surry Hills
- Broadway Shopping Centre
- Paddy’s Market
- Leichhardt Market Place
- Burwood Plaza
Access Sydney Community Transport organises a number of social excursions each month. Morning tea is provided by ASCT and you may either bring a packed lunch or on a wet day will be taken to a local club for lunch.
Cost: All trips cost $10.00 per person for the day. Entry fees and lunch costs are not included.
The journey time is up to an hour with a range of locations in the Greater Sydney Region. Subject to the clients mobility and where they live, some of the destinations include:
- North Head
- Palm Beach
- The Blue Mountains
- National Parks
- Various Museums and Galleries
- Craft Markets and Farms