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Bus Schedule Change Due To Ag Show

Bus Schedule Change Due To Ag Show

The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] is advising the public that buses travelling on Route #8 will not service Trimingham Hill today [Apr 19] through Saturday [Apr 21] between the hours of 8.00am and 7.00pm. A Government spokesperson said, The Department of Public Transportation has advised that buses travelling on Route #8 will not service... Read more of this article

Could Electric Buses Work For Bermuda?

Could Electric Buses Work For Bermuda?

[Written by Don Burgess] Could electric buses end Bermuda’s transportation woes? Jeff Sousa believes E-buses are better than diesel. So much so, he and Sousa’s Landscape Management vice president Mohammed Farooqui made a presentation with Aideen Ratterray Pryse, the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Transport & Regulatory Affairs to discuss... Read more of this article

Bus Service Resumes After ‘Work Stoppage’

Bus Service Resumes After ‘Work Stoppage’

Earlier today “there was a suspension of work by staff at the Department of Public Transportation” and the “dispute was worked through” and the “work stoppage has now ended,” the Government has confirmed. A Government spokesperson said, “Earlier today, there was a suspension of work by staff at the Department of... Read more of this article

Airport Project Jobs And Cost Of New Buses

Airport Project Jobs And Cost Of New Buses

The value of the contract for the four buses is $1,004,515 [plus shipping and duty] and Bermudians provided 1043 mandays of labour out of a total of 1398 at the Airport Redevelopment Project for January 2018. This was stated by Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban in response to Parliamentary Questions asked by Shadow Minister... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘Reconstituted RFP Can Be Expected’

Ministry: ‘Reconstituted RFP Can Be Expected’

The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs has announced that Government will “re-assess its objectives for digital mobile ticketing in public transportation.” A spokesperson said, “A Request for Proposals issued last month for a pilot project to update the system by which ferry commuters pay for ferry rides has been withdrawn. “A... Read more of this article

“Few Measures” Before New Bus Joins Fleet

“Few Measures” Before New Bus Joins Fleet

The new bus which arrived on the island in January is not yet on the roads as “there remains a few measures to be taken before the bus joins the fleet.” On January 16th, the Department of Public Transportation took possession of the new bus after the vehicle was cleared by the Customs Department and released to a DPT team. The new bus after... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Future Of Transportation In Bermuda’

Minister: ‘Future Of Transportation In Bermuda’

The Government will be inviting public comment and discussion on the future of transportation in Bermuda, with a view to develop policies that are “realistic, fiscally prudent, and which enhance transportation safety and experiences for all.” Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday, Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter... Read more of this article

Central Bus Kiosk To Close On February 25

Central Bus Kiosk To Close On February 25

Due to construction work being carried out, the DPT Kiosk at Central Terminal in Hamilton will be closed all day on Sunday [Feb 25]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public transportation has advised that the DPT Kiosk at Central Terminal in Hamilton will be closed all day on Sunday, February 25th due to construction work being carried... Read more of this article

Ministry: 30 Bus Runs Cancelled On Monday

Ministry: 30 Bus Runs Cancelled On Monday

The cancellation of bus runs continue, with the Ministry releasing a list of bus cancellations for this afternoon [Feb 19] with thirty bus runs cancelled. Related StoriesMinistry: Bus Cancellations For Friday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Thursday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Tuesday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday Ministry:... Read more of this article

Ministry: 25 Bus Runs Cancelled On Friday

Ministry: 25 Bus Runs Cancelled On Friday

The cancellation of bus runs continue, with the Ministry releasing a list of bus cancellations for this afternoon [Feb 16] with twenty-five bus runs cancelled. Related StoriesMinistry: Bus Cancellations For Friday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Thursday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Tuesday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday Ministry:... Read more of this article

Ministry: 36 Bus Runs Cancelled On Thursday

Ministry: 36 Bus Runs Cancelled On Thursday

The cancellation of bus runs continue, with the Ministry releasing a list of bus cancellations for this afternoon [Feb 15] with thirty-six bus runs cancelled. Related StoriesMinistry: Bus Cancellations For Friday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Thursday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Tuesday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday Ministry:... Read more of this article

Ministry: 15 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

Ministry: 15 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

The cancellation of bus runs continue, with the Ministry releasing a list of bus cancellations for this afternoon [Feb 14] with fifteen bus runs cancelled. Related StoriesMinistry: Bus Cancellations For Friday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Thursday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Tuesday Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday Ministry:... Read more of this article

No Card Transactions At Central Terminal

No Card Transactions At Central Terminal

Effective Thursday [Feb 15] the Department of Public Transportation will not be able to process card transactions at the Central Terminal in Hamilton, as upgraded bank machines are being installed, and the “works are not anticipated to last more than one week.” “Effective this week Thursday, February 15, the Department of Public Transportation... Read more of this article