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Temporary Bus Service Interruption On June 30

Temporary Bus Service Interruption On June 30

There will be an interruption in bus service tomorrow [June 30] from 11.30am until 3.30pm to “facilitate union meetings regarding recent Government negotiations.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] is advising of an upcoming interruption in bus service on Tuesday, 30th June from 11:30am until... Read more of this article

Public Bus Service To Resume Full Schedule

Public Bus Service To Resume Full Schedule

The Department of Public Transportation has advised that “the bus service will resume operations under the full bus schedule starting Monday, 15 June.” A spokesperson said, “The requirements for onboard physical distancing, hygiene, and mask-wearing will continue. As a reminder, all passengers must wear a face mask when traveling... Read more of this article

Bus/Ferries To Continue On Reduced Schedule

Bus/Ferries To Continue On Reduced Schedule

Both the bus and ferry service will continue to operate on a reduced schedule, the Government has said. Speaking at last night’s [June 1] press briefing, Minister DeSilva said, “Following the staged easing of the Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ restrictions, it has now been several weeks since our ferry services resumed and shortly thereafter, we... Read more of this article

Departures Added To Temporary Bus Schedule

Departures Added To Temporary Bus Schedule

Six additional departures have been added to the temporary COVID-19 Bus Schedule. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation advises that the following departures have been added to the temporary COVID-19 Bus Schedule, available at www.gov.bm/bus.Time Route From To6:15am 10 St. George Central Terminal6:45am 1 Grotto... Read more of this article

Photos: Limited Public Bus Service Resumes

Photos: Limited Public Bus Service Resumes

Limited bus service resumed on the island yesterday [May 20], with social distancing measures and requirements put in place at the Central Terminal and on-board buses in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. A Government spokesperson previously said, “With immediate effect, all public bus transportation customers must adhere to the following... Read more of this article

Govt: Bus Service Resumes On Wednesday

Govt: Bus Service Resumes On Wednesday

Bus service is scheduled to resume daily operations on Wednesday May 20th “under the temporary reduced service COVID-19 bus schedule with limited passenger capacity,” the Government said this evening. A spokesperson said, “As a reminder, passengers with March 2020 passes may continue to use these until 31 May. April and May 2020 passes... Read more of this article

Bus Service Set To Resume On Wednesday

Bus Service Set To Resume On Wednesday

[Written by Don Burgess] Bus service will resume on Wednesday, but a critical safety concession was made to the operators to reduce the number of passengers on each bus. BIU President Chris Furbert told Bernews, “a lack of communication was the big issue,” which saw the operators not go back to work yesterday morning. The government had announced... Read more of this article

Bus Service Delayed “Until Further Notice”

Bus Service Delayed “Until Further Notice”

The bus service — which was scheduled to resume on a limited basis effective Monday, May 18 — “will be delayed until further notice.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] is advising the public that due to a Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] meeting scheduled for 8:00 am tomorrow... Read more of this article

Limited Bus Service To Resume On May 18th

Limited Bus Service To Resume On May 18th

The Department of Public Transportation said that starting Monday, 18 May, the “bus service will resume daily operations under a temporary reduced service Covid-19 bus schedule with limited passenger capacity.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation advises the public that starting Monday, 18 May,... Read more of this article

‘Effectively Work Together During This Crisis’

‘Effectively Work Together During This Crisis’

“It appears that this work stoppage was the result of a breakdown in communications,” BPSU President Armell Thomas said in reference to the recent bus issue, adding that “to protect Bermuda’s future, the Government, Unions, employers and employees must actively and effectively work together during this crisis.” Mr. Thomas... Read more of this article

‘Money Will Be Used To Fund Minibus Service’

‘Money Will Be Used To Fund Minibus Service’

As Department of Public Transportation workers have withdrawn their labor, the Government will ask minibuses operators to provide the service to ensure hospital staff can get to work, and “public officers that do not wish to report to work, will not be paid for the time” and that “money will be used to fund the minibus service.” This... Read more of this article

DPT To Provide Temporary KEMH Bus Service

DPT To Provide Temporary KEMH Bus Service

Effective Sunday, March 29th, the Department of Public Transportation will provide a daily bus service for Bermuda Hospital Board employees commuting to and from the hospital. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Tourism and Transport and the Department of Public Transportation (DPT) advises the public that effective Sunday, 29 March 2020, the... Read more of this article

Ministry: 13 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

Ministry: 13 Bus Runs Cancelled On Wednesday

[Updated] The Ministry released the list of bus cancellations for this morning [March 18] with the list indicating that there are two bus runs cancelled so far today.Update 4.15pm: The Ministry has released the list of bus cancellations for this afternoon. There were 2 runs cancelled this morning, 11 cancelled this afternoon, for a total of 13 cancelled... Read more of this article