One Reliable Company
Multiple demand-responsive, disability-inclusive service options
Benefitting the Community
Serving Melbourne’s Most Vulnerable
Cost-effective Transport Solutions
Wherever you want to go in Melbourne
Proudly serving Melbourne’s
As a social enterprise in Melbourne, Local Transit offers adaptable, demand-responsive, disability-inclusive, compliant, professional transport solutions throughout Melbourne that benefits the community and adds value for individual clients.
By choosing our services, not only are your transport needs solved but you are making a positive impact in the local community too!
Who we are
Local Transit Pty Ltd is an accredited commercial passenger vehicle company and bus operator that provides demand-responsive and disability-inclusive transport solutions throughout the Melbourne metropolitan area.
Operating under a social enterprise business model, we work to benefit the community, particularly by providing work opportunities to migrant and refugee drivers and offering a range of transport solutions for people with restricted mobility, especially those who are disabled and the elderly.
We understand the transport problems faced in Melbourne and work to offer appropriate solutions that are affordable, efficient, accessible, inclusive and fully compliant with government safety standards.
We believe in:
- Offering quality, dependable services designed to meet passenger needs;
- Thinking outside the box to offer innovative and flexible transport solutions;
- Forming strategic partnerships to increase reach and impact; and
- Building trust and benefiting the community.
In the 2019-2020 Financial Year, Local Transit benefited the community:
Wheelchair-accessible maxi cab drivers joined Local Transit’s network
Drivers contracted and trained for projects
Hours of work provided to drivers
Trips made for people with restricted mobility
Essential deliveries to vulnerable families during first lockdown
What People Say About Local Transit
“I used this service ….. for a client of mine from the States…….. the service was exceptional, the driver was very polite and knowledgeable, and the cost was reasonable. At one point, the driver waited for 45 minutes without additional charge. I would recommend this service, particularly for persons with wheelchair accessible needs.”
Britney Simpson, person with a disability
“I benefited from working with Local Transit during the covid restrictions with financial benefits, moral support, feeling united and as part of a community through good communication and information, especially about covid-19“
Deeq, Local Transit Driver
“Thanks to the team for delivering a great service for our passengers. The data you have collated and presented is so valuable for us in being able to plan for future occupations, thank you”
Christiaane, Government Client
“When I have my wheelchair bound customer in my wheelchair-accessible vehicle, I feel they are more important than the Australian Prime Minister. I feel I am doing something that is important for the community. It’s a job that you don’t only do for the dollar value and that is what I tell my peers.”
Kayser, Local Transit Driver
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