STC brings together staff with practical experience of senior management, local government, and in depth understanding of special needs and young people’s travel. We use evidence based research and accurate data to provide innovative, pragmatic, up to date advice and solutions for clients.

We are involved with a range of relevant organisations including:

Working with children, young people and those with special needs we recognise the higher standards of care expected when undertaking consultation, or handling your data. Staff have enhanced CRB/DBS clearance, and have clear data protection registration and policies on receiving, storing and sharing sensitive information.


Sian Thornthwaite:  Sian set up STC in 2008, having worked in school transport and transport planning since the late 1980s. In 2014 she chaired the Independent review of home to school transport  in Northern Ireland, and has since been working with Bus Eireann in Dublin, and more recently local authorities in England on supporting change management programmes to improve transport services and realise savings.