Tag Archive for 'public transport'

Fuel cell buses gain prominence at World Economic Forum in Davos

January 29th, 2013 by Daimler

Two Mercedes‑Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid buses with fuel cell technology provided both shuttle and regular services from 23 to 27 January 2013 at the prestigious “World Economic Forum” in Davos, Switzerland. PostAuto Schweiz AG Mercedes‑Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid buses provided an ideal means of transport for the 43rd annual meeting of the charitable foundation where […]

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, […]

Local firms encourage islanders to leave their cars at home

September 21st, 2010 by Hannah Beacom

Two local businesses will be joining forces with Island Coachways to mark Car Free Week. From Monday 20 September to Friday 25 September 2010, passengers on the Islands Insurance and Leapfrog branded buses will travel for free in a move to raise awareness of environmental issues.  This initiative comes just a fortnight after figures were […]

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 […]

Guernsey’s Bus Users’ Group

June 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Guernsey’s Bus Users Group (BUG) works to promote bus use in Guernsey. Their message is simple.  Guernsey will only get a more comprehensive scheduled bus service with investment and investment will only occur if our community uses the existing bus service.  And the best people to promote the bus service are the people who use […]