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2017 Summer Bus Passes Required On June 28

2017 Summer Bus Passes Required On June 28

The Department of Public Transportation reminds people that, starting on June 28, students wishing to travel by bus at no charge must present a valid 2017 Summer Bus Pass to bus operators. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation reminds all parents and students that starting this week Wednesday June 28, 2017,... Read more of this article

Bus Service Advisory For Monday, June 19

Bus Service Advisory For Monday, June 19

On Monday June 19th, scheduled bus service on Route 6 [St. David’s] will be affected by the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands. “Route 6 will operate on the ‘Sunday/Holiday’ schedule but will not service Pepper Hill Road and Clearwater Beach, instead remaining on Tommy Fox Road and on its normal route thereafter,” the Transport... Read more of this article

‘New Strategy’ To Ensure Buses During Exams

‘New Strategy’ To Ensure Buses During Exams

“A new strategy has been put in place to ensure bus transportation for CedarBridge Academy and Berkeley Institute students during the six weeks of school exams,” the Ministry of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities said today, with six minibuses  to be “on-call as potential stand-ins for buses that may be out of service.” The... Read more of this article

Shadow & Minister On Maintenance Of Bus Fleet

Shadow & Minister On Maintenance Of Bus Fleet

The Minister and OBA government “made a bad judgement call, one evidenced horrifically in pictures” and “thankfully, no lives were lost because the Minister decided that it was not cost-effective to worry about safety,” Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, while Transport Minister Michael Fahy said the “Government... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Investigation Into Bus Fire

Minister Updates On Investigation Into Bus Fire

An investigation by the Department of Public Transportation and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service into the school bus fire last month has revealed that a malfunction in the braking system was the probable root cause, Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy said today. Speaking at a press conference today, Minister Fahy said, “I... Read more of this article

PLP: Transport Facility Security Needs Review

PLP: Transport Facility Security Needs Review

This “senseless act of theft and vandalism” of our buses will “further hamper a public transportation system that is being continuously challenged by bus shortages and breakdowns,” Shadow Minister for National Security Walter Roban said, adding that “the PLP encourages the BPS to consult with the DPT so that a review on... Read more of this article

Money Stolen From Ten Buses In St George’s

Money Stolen From Ten Buses In St George’s

[Updated] Police are investigating  theft from buses at the St. George’s bus terminal, with cash having been stolen from ten public buses at that location overnight. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:30am Monday, April 10th police officers attended a reported theft from buses at the St. George’s bus terminal on Old Military Road... Read more of this article

DPT: Potential For Bus Disruptions On Friday

DPT: Potential For Bus Disruptions On Friday

The Department of Public Transportation advised of “the potential for disruptions to the bus service” tomorrow, as some “union members will be supporting a DPT union member who is due to be in court this Friday morning.” A spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation wishes to advise the public of the potential... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Thursday

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Thursday

The  bus cancellations continue again this morning [March 30], with the Ministry of Transport advising that there are six bus cancellations. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for Thursday morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:15Route # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 7:10 & 8:10Route # 2 Hamilton to Ord Road 7:35Route # 9 Hamilton... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there will be bus cancellations again on Wednesday morning [March 29]. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for Wednesday morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:15 & 7:45Route # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 8:10 & 8:40Route # 2 Hamilton to Ord Road 7:35Route # 4 Hamilton to Spanish Point... Read more of this article

Ministry: Four Bus Cancellations For Friday

Ministry: Four Bus Cancellations For Friday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there are bus cancellations again this morning [March 24], with the Barnes Corner/Hamilton and St George’s/Hamilton routes affected. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for this morning:Route # 8 Barnes Corner to Hamilton 9:04amRoute # 8 Hamilton to Barnes Corner 8:30amRoute # 11 St. George’s... Read more of this article

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock Welcomes Shift To ‘Greener’ Buses

Greenrock said they note the “Government’s indication that it intends to shift towards a greener bus system” and “look forward to reviewing the RFP that Minister Gibbons announced; the RFP will be for electric, hybrid or Liquid Natural Gas [LNG] buses to replace the existing diesel based bus fleet.” “Greenrock does not support... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

Ministry: Bus Cancellations For Wednesday

The Ministry of Transport has advised that there are bus cancellations again this morning [March 22]. The list of Bus Route Cancellations for this morning:Route # 1 Hamilton to Grotto Bay 7:15amRoute # 1 Grotto Bay to Hamilton 8:10amRoute # 10 St. George’s to Hamilton 8:00am and 8:15amRoute # 11 St. George’s to Hamilton 9:00am Related... Read more of this article

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