Local Link Kerry Guiding Principles

  • Local Link Kerry will endeavour to provide transport services, which promote social inclusion and equality of access in terms of availability and accessibility and affordability in communities throughout Co. Kerry.

  • Local Link Kerry will work in partnership with local communities in designing, developing, promoting and evaluating transport, which responds to local existing and unmet transport needs.

  • Local Link Kerry will continue to implement quality standards through the Board, staffing and in the delivery of services by operators.

  • Local Link Kerry will identify areas where integration and collaboration can be achieved with other agencies, organisations and public and private providers.

  • Local Link Kerry will operate in an efficient manner and where possible utilise new technologies in creating new efficiencies within the Company.

  • Local Link Kerry will record best practice to influence the development of local, regional and national transport policy.

These values reflect the key principles of the Rural Transport Programme;

Equality, Social Inclusion, Community Based Approaches, Diversity and Learning, Quality, Integration, Value for Money

Key Priority 1

Managing and Sustaining Current Transport Provision

Managing all operations of Local Link Kerry where strategic objectives are aligned to the NTA Rural Transport Programme Strategy.  Sustain, monitor and manage all existing transport contracts on behalf of the Authority.

Key Priority 2

Route Development and Expansion

The Aim of Local Link Kerry is to identify improvements in existing services and develop new routes based on unmet need and the challenges faced by rural communities which support social Inclusion and access.

Key Priority 3

Innovation and Integration

Local Link Kerry will work in an integrated manner with key stakeholders to support joined up thinking and innovation.  Local Link Kerry will promote and support innovative approaches to working in partnership to develop models of best practice.

Key Priority 4

Access for All

Local Link Kerry aim to support Operators in reaching National Transport Authority targets re Accessible Services by 2022.