DeSilva: ‘great news’ about bus schedule next week


An announcement about the new bus schedule is expected next week, the Minister of Tourism and Transport said last night.

Zane DeSilva said the ministry hoped to deliver “great news” about the long-awaited new timetable on Monday. He was speaking two days after he told the municipalities dissoultion meeting in St George’s that an announcement could come “within 72 hours”.

He said on Tuesday night: “We are very, very close. I hear some laughs, and that’s cool. That’s all right. We are on the brink.”

Mr DeSilva vowed that the bus system’s maintenance issues will be resolved; and said a return to early morning ferries is under consideration, as is a larger ferry for the East End.

A transportation Green Paper will be ready “in the very near future, which will include all of our transportation in the country, whether it be the buses, whether it be ferries, minibuses; anything to do with transportation”.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Mar 8, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Mar 8, 2019 at 12:25 am)

DeSilva: ‘great news’ about bus schedule next week

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts