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No more tickets for buses stopping - because there aren't enough stops

BUS drivers will no longer pay tickets for bus stop infractions due to “inadequate” stops, says Frederick Farrington, president of the Bahamas Unified Bus Drivers Union.

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Bus drivers want delay of unified system

THE Bahamas Unified Bus Drivers Union yesterday requested the government delay the launch of the pilot programme of the unified bus system.The union noted in a statement it considers the current pilot project inadequate and old fashioned and called o

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Bus drivers form union

A NEW union has been formed to change public perception of bus drivers and facilitate a more modern bussing system in the country. The Bahamas Unified Bus Drivers Union was formed last month and is led by its president, Frederick Farrington. During

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Govt ‘to address licensing for taxis and buses’

AN area of concern that has plagued successive governments in the country has been the leasing of government licences and franchises for taxis, tour buses, limousines and omnibuses by persons not engaged in the public transport sector.

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Pilot project for unified bus system expected to be launched 'shortly'

THREE companies have responded to a request for proposals to manage the pilot project for a unified busing system in New Providence, with this project expected to commence “shortly,” Transport and Local Government Minister Frankie Campbell has said.M

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Officials ‘hopeful’ of pilot of unified bus system

THE Christie administration has identified a new route to be utilised in its unified bus system, with officials “hopeful” that a prototype for the project will be rolled out soon.


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