Tag Archive for 'bus fare'

UK figures show that cost of motoring fell in last decade while the cost of public transport has risen sharply

February 1st, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

New figures showing that the cost of motoring fell between 1997 and 2010, while bus and train fares rose sharply show that the UK Government transport policy must change direction to tackle the dual threats of climate change and higher oil prices, Friends of the Earth said on Tuesday 1 February 2011. The new figures, […]

Nineteen States members appeal to the Environment Department Board to bring for debate before the States of Deliberation the proposed bus fare increase

July 13th, 2010 by Matt Fallaize

The Environment Department recently announced proposals to increase bus fares by up to 67% with effect from 1st August, 2010. We should like to request that the department postpones the implementation of such increases, and instead submits the matter to the States of Deliberation for debate. Although the department has indicated that the proposals form […]

Bus Users Group response to the Environment Department’s proposal to raise bus fares on 1 August 2010

July 12th, 2010 by Fergus

Response to call for comments by Environment Department 1 Background: On 25th June, the Guernsey Environment Department announced a proposal to increase bus fares by 67% with effect from 1st August. The two week public consultation period closes today. The Bus Users Group (“BUG”) is an independent Guernsey charity, formed in November 2009, with the […]

Guernsey Bus Users Group (BUG) responds to Environment Department’s Proposal to Increase bus fare

June 25th, 2010 by Fergus

The Bus Users Group responds to the proposal for a 67% hike in bus fares to commence on 10 August 2010.  The period of Public Consultation ends on 9 July. “We have some sympathy for the proposed bus fare increase.  Guernsey bus fares are very low.  So, although we love the fares the way they […]

Increases Proposed to Bus Fares to Reduce Subsidy – Period of Public Consultation closes on 9 July 2010

June 25th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The Environment Department has announced its intention to introduce a series of changes to the structure of fares for travellers on scheduled Guernsey bus services. Whilst fare increases are proposed, passengers will still be able to travel for as little as 50 pence by bulk buying journeys on the Ormer Card. Under the new fare […]