She Should Talk To Grant?
Tuesday 1 June 2021
That's Alice! By some typical interwebnet weirdness, she has sent a note to Mrs fbb.
Aha! Alice has heard of Transport for Cornwall; but does she realise that its wondrous new network is doing exactly what she wants? There are loads of empty red buses running on routes long since abandoned by the "commercial sector". Coming soon is a reduced fares scheme paid for by people, most of whom do NOT live in Cornwall (a k a Taxpayers).
Does she understand that an "Oyster Card" (ordinary Bank Card is easier) does not improve public transport at all but it does make it easier to pay; and much easier for the fares to rise without anyone noticing.
But the big question for Alice is this, "Are you happy to see a substantial increase in your personal tax bill to pay for it? There is no "them" to pay the bills, only "us"!!
The chief transport officer for the county responded unhelpfully as did HMG ...
The crowds will soon be flocking from New Mill if the Baroness Minister, The Minister Minister and Alice have their way.
Mr Tubbles has the right idea.
Reading Riding For Free
The Coastline At Skipton & Ilkley
East Midland never admitted that it was a mistake, neither did they claim an opportunity for expansion. It didn't last.
But the snap above was twittered together with enthusiasm for the picturesque qualities of route 784.
The Otley journeys suggest an explanation. It is near the depot set up by Transdev to run the Flyer services A1, A2 and A3 to Leeds/Bradford Airport.
The 784 has its origins in First Bus X84 ...
Transdev took over former First West Yorkshire service 784 between Skipton, Ilkley and Otley from Monday 5 October. It is operated as part of The Keighley Bus Company’s network from Transdev’s recently opened base in Idle, Bradford.
Se we need to look for the timetable on the Keighley Bus Company web site ...
fbb would bet (if he were a betting man) a bag of toffees and a shiny penny that Coastliner had nothing to do with the 784, except adding their name on the registrations.
Maybe fbb should ring up Coastliner and ask for times of their 784 bus route?
And, Talking Of Politics ...
Next Publicity Policy blog : Wednesday 2nd June