The great benefit of the [free] bike option is that it means you can travel for free at any time. In my new role as a care assistant I need to be able to get to lots of different appointments in the community, so a bike is perfect

User of our travel support scheme

I just couldn’t have afforded it that first month, not a chance. Without the free bus pass I just wouldn’t have been able to keep this job. I don’t drive so I’d have paid out the £3.50 each day until my money ran out, but then that would have been it.

Gill, user of our travel support scheme