Transport policy statement

LA Transport Partnership Fund Policy Statement 2022/23 - for learners aged 16-18 in further education and continuing students aged 19 and over.


Summary of Policy Statement and Main Objectives

The attached Policy Statement is intended to provide advice and guidance for young people entering into Post 16 education, employment or training and their parents and carers about the travel and transport arrangements which are available in Doncaster for the coming academic year.

This statement is reviewed and published annually and covers the following areas:

  • Details of concessionary fares, tickets, discounts, subsidies, passes or travel cards available for Post 16 students attending sixth form at school, college or other places of learning or training
  • The 16-19 Bursary Fund
  • Help for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities or students facing difficulties in following their courses
  • Information on travel assistance for Special Educational Needs Students over the age of 19
  • Independent Travel Training
  • Cross Boundary Travel/Transport
  • Residential Education Placements
  • Care to Learn funding
  • How to appeal against a decision made on transport assistance
  • How to make a complaint
  • Useful contacts, links and further information


Consultation - Post 16 Transport Policy Statement 2022/23

The Council recently conducted a consultation on proposed changes to the current Home to School Transport Policy which also included proposed changes tot he Post 16 Transport Policy statement. This Consultation opened on Monday 29th November 2021 and closed on Monday 31st January 2022.

The feedback received from the consultation is now under consideration as part of the decision making process on the new policy.  We wish to thank everyone who took part and provided feedback for their contribution during the consultation.

The Post 16 Transport Statement is published 31st May each year and we intend to consult on this each year prior to publication. These consultations will take place in December/January.



Last updated: 16 May 2022 16:59:59