The Total Mobility Scheme (TMS) provides passenger services travel for Hawke’s Bay residents, who are unable to use public transport due to a significant, permanent impairment.
The Total Mobility Scheme pays 50% of the cost of a passenger fare (up to a maximum amount) for those on the Scheme.
The scheme is administered by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, and funded by both the Council and New Zealand Transport Agency.
If you have a significant, permanent impairment which prevents you from using your own car or travelling on a bus, you will need to be assessed to make sure that you are genuinely in need of subsidised passenger travel, and that you meet the criteria of the Scheme.
There is a brochure available which gives information about the scheme which is available as a pdf in related documents below. You will need to contact one of the organisations to be assessed and the assessor will ask you some questions about your mobility and may take a photo for an ID card.
Membership of the scheme is free, however the agency who assesses you may charge a small fee if you are not a member of their organisation.
If your application meets the criteria for the Total Mobility Scheme, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council will issue you with:
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