Tag "Buses"

‘Tinkering’ with buses won’t work

IN THE recent debates about Guernsey’s transport policy, much has been said and written about trying to force people out of their cars and onto buses. But what is so special about buses? From an environmental perspective, buses burn fossil fuels and emit as many pollutants as any other large diesel-powered vehicle.

Just how tight are these budgets?

ENVIRONMENT’S decision to press ahead with the bus contract and find £300,000 from its existing budget to improve the service raises more questions than it answers.

First stop on long road for bus service

THOSE who subscribe to the view that ‘it’s better the devil you know’ may be relatively unconcerned at news that CT Plus is to run the island’s bus service for the next five years, possibly longer.

Revised kiosk design gets go ahead

CT Plus has been given the go-ahead to put a new kiosk at the bus terminus in Town after submitting revised plans which do not include the structure being painted the bright yellow and green of the company’s colours. (Picture by Peter Frankland, 6020524)

TONED-DOWN plans for the bus terminus kiosk have been approved by planners, after it was decided the original scheme would harm the historic area.

Bus drivers meet to decide on strike

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A LIST of demands over ‘exhausting’ shift rotas and ‘dangerous’ working conditions has been submitted to CT Plus for a response ahead of a driver vote on strike action.

‘We will work this out’

Dai Powell

CT PLUS has vowed to resolve bus drivers’ concerns over long working hours, according to its parent company’s chief executive.

Heading in the right direction

AFTER a difficult journey over the past five years, it seems the island’s bus service may have finally turned a corner as usage numbers start to grow for the first time since 2009.

'It wasn't bus driver's fault'

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AFTER returning from a counter-terrorism mission in one of the world’s most dangerous places, Ben Remfrey was laid up at home yesterday after accidentally stepping out in front of a bus.