Tag Archive for 'bus'

PF+A company gives staff financial incentive to not drive alone to work

June 7th, 2013 by PF+A

PF+A employees have traded in their cars and solo trips to work for more sustainable and less polluting alternatives thanks to a new incentive scheme launched by the company. The 14 strong team at the design office in St Peter Port are given £0.50 – £1.00 every time they make their journey to work in […]

Guernsey Stroke Association’s new minibus a lifeline for stroke patients

May 10th, 2013 by Guernsey Post Ltd.

The Guernsey Stroke Association (GSA) was delighted to take delivery of a new minibus from Rabeys Garage, which was purchased with donations made possible from tireless fundraising efforts of its sponsors. The state-of-the-art bus, which is equipped to accommodate stroke patients of all abilities, will help provide a lifeline for stroke patients throughout Guernsey. Anne […]

Refurbishing and converting diesel buses to electric battery power

February 11th, 2013 by Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno interviews Macy Neshati, VP of Complete Coach Works based in Riverside, California but with facilities in several US states. Complete Coach Works buys old buses and refurbishes them and puts in an electric powertrain so that the all-electric bus is substantially less expensive than a brand new electric bus. Complete Coach Works bought […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group supports World car free day

September 8th, 2010 by Francis Binney

Wednesday 22 September 2010 is World Carfree Day – Why not support this event while helping the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Pakistan Floods Appeal? The Guernsey Bicycle Group is inviting all commuters to combine support for World Carfree Day with a donation to the DEC’s Appeal for the victims of the floods in Pakistan. Commute on […]

Bus policy – Bus Users Group meets with the Environment Department

June 15th, 2010 by Fergus

The Guernsey Bus Users Group (BUG) had a fruitful meeting with Environment (Minister Peter Sirett and Chief Officer Steve Smith) on 14 June 2010.  BUG focused on bus shelters.  We particularly highlighted the opportunity at Cobo. In 2007/8 some eight shelters were erected, but none last year.  The Environment Department, being responsible for buses and […]

How does one reduce traffic congestion on Island roads?

June 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Many Guernsey residents believe that one of the irritations of island life is the traffic congestion faced during the morning and afternoon rush hour.  Traffic congestion occurs when parents take their children to and from school and when business people drive in and out of St Peter Port.  Long queues of cars can form along […]

Business Car-Free Day is the last Friday of Each Month

March 6th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The next Guernsey business Car-Free day is the 26 March 2010. The issues of car use are complicated.  When everyone chooses to use a car the benefits of car use diminish as traffic and parking becomes problematic.  Car Free Days are an opportunity to redress the balance.  People appreciate car free streets with less air […]