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Citizen’s Advice Scotland (CAS) are running a survey about Better Buses. The survey will run from Sunday 8th October to Sunday 22nd October.

By launching a public survey nationally, and citizens advice bureaux running local engagement events and campaigns, CAS ensure that the views of Scottish people are fed into a new Transport Bill being introduced in 2018. All of the information and data received during the campaign will be analysed and reported on, and CAS will speak out on behalf of respondents by presenting their top priorities in relation to bus travel.

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The Get Glasgow Moving Campaign are holding a local election hustings event from 7-9pm on Wednesday 26 April at Renfield St Stephen’s Centre, 260 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JP.

They are also asking people to sign their petition calling on the Council and other key stakeholders to deliver a world-class, fully-integrated & accessible, publicly-owned, public transport network for everyone in our city.

“Investing in public transport is essential for expanding our city’s economy, addressing inequality and social isolation, reducing toxic levels of air pollution and tackling climate change.”

So take a minute and sign the petition now!

scottishworkplacechallenge_keycropSustrans is running the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge from 1 to 31 March 2017. The Challenge is all about taking part and encouraging more people to try changing the way they travel.

The aim of the Challenge is to get as many people as possible commuting to work by walking, cycling, public transport and lift-sharing. You can log your journeys for business too.

Anyone who works for an organisation in Scotland can take part.

It’s great fun and we’ll be giving out loads of prizes along the way. You can compete on your own or as part of a team. All you have to do is register and then start logging your journeys to get on the leaderboard. Check out the dedicated website https://scotland.getmeactive.org.uk/ now! You can also follow on Twitter – @SustransScot and #journeychallenge

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firstbus_jamaicast_map_changes_feb17From Sunday 12 February there will be changes to the bus stops in the city centre which will effect FirstBus Glasgow numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and X4.

From this date the northbound contraflow bus lane on Jamaica Street will be permanently closed. As a result, FirstBus Glasgow would like to make our customers aware of the following changes:

  • The bus stop on Jamaica Street at McDonalds will no longer be in use
  • Bus stops on Oswald Street will be changed
  • First Glasgow buses will not use the bus stop on Argyle Street at The Radisson Hotel
  • Services 9, 9A will no longer stop on Hope Street at Central Station
  • The One, 2, X4, 7, 7A, 60, 60A, 61 and 75 will be rerouted via Midland Street and Oswald Street when heading towards Hope Street

Download the map here firstbus_jamaicast_changes_map and get more information on the FirstBus Glasgow website.

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getglasgowmovingWednesday 14 December 2016 marks Glasgow Subway 120th birthday and Think Outside the Circle: Extend Glasgow’s Subway will be ‘celebrating’ with the launch of the Get Glasgow Moving campaign. Please bring your party hats and join in at 1pm on Wednesday 14 December at the north exit of St. Enoch Station.

Built in 1896 it’s a sad fact that Glasgow Subway is the only underground in the whole world never to have been extended and so still only serves a tiny area of our city.

The Get Glasgow Moving campaign has been featured in the news recently – check out their Facebook page for the links – and is calling for a a world-class, fully-integrated and accessible, publicly owned public transport network for everyone in Glasgow.

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spt_logo_7_9vpgk-_400x400Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) and its partners are committed to continuously improving sustainable travel options for residents and visitors to west central Scotland.

SPT has recently been awarded funding from Transport Scotland to look at opportunities to improve walking and cycling to/at public transport interchanges and this is your opportunity to input to the project.

By participating in this survey, you will be helping them develop solutions that make it easier and safer to walk or cycle to public transport interchanges to enable more people to make journeys without using a car.

SPT operates the Glasgow Subway and several bus stations across the region so part of this survey will ask you about specific improvements SPT could make at Subway or bus stations.

The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and you could win £25.

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GetGlasgowMovingThe first Get Glasgow Moving campaign meeting was held on Thursday 15 September,  and there was a great turnout; people were queuing out the door!

If you missed the meeting, the audio is now available to listen again.

The organisers would like to invite all those who want to get actively involved in the campaign for a world-class, fully-integrated, public transport network for Glasgow to attend their follow-up meeting on Thursday 13th October, 6-8pm at Unite the Union, John Smith House, 145/165 West Regent Street
Glasgow, G2 4RZ

The focus of the next meeting will not be on identifying the problems we experience when using transport in Glasgow, but rather on how we will successfully campaign to eliminate these problems. To assign roles to activists, produce a timeline of actions to carry out in the run-up to the council elections in May 2017, and to produce a manifesto outlining demands that council candidates can sign up to.

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