From tomorrow, Thursday 26th of March there are changes to the public bus service in Orkney in response to the pandemic COVID-19, coronavirus.
“Free bus travel for young people is a good first step however most of the Budget was disappointing.”
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These buses, which are currently in development, will see additional autonomous technology installed that enables them to run on selected roads.
“The Bill supports our efforts to make public and sustainable transport the preferred travel options.”
Only £1 million has been spent out of a Scottish Government fund of £7.89million
“If the bus can’t travel along the Back Road it has to take the new road instead and passengers waiting in the village miss their bus.”
Stagecoach have put off their buses due to the increasing strength of winds in Orkney.
The Islands Act means that all legislation must be Island Proofed to ensure that we on the islands are not adversely affected by it
“We are delighted that families of disabled children can now access this support.”