Bus Service Review- A Call To Arms
Following received from Fife Council. Be under no illusion, the driver of this review is money. We have already lost our X54 service so lets fight to keep our last lifeline services- fill in the survey.
Fife Council wants to hear from North East Fife bus users.
In the 2016/17 year Fife Council spent over £2.1 million on supported bus services for North East Fife and we need to be sure that we continue to provide services where & when they are needed and that they represent good value for money.
We need your help to do that. We’re looking for feedback on which subsidised bus services operating in north east Fife are most important to you. We’ll be consulting from Monday 8 May until Friday 30 June 2017.
All comments received will be considered when contracts for subsidised bus routes are renewed in August 2018.
The bus services that are currently subsidised or partly subsidised in North East Fife are:
· Moffat & Williamson – Go Flexi (F3, F4, F5, F6), 92, 92A
· Stagecoach – 24, 77, 41, 41B, 41C, 47, 53, 64, 64A, 66, 67, 67A, 66B, 68, 68A, 68B, 94, 94A, 95
“We need people to tell us the places they want to go to by bus and when they’ll be travelling there”, said Colin Hamilton, Service Manager for Passenger Transport Services.
He continued: “Many people rely on bus services to get to work, college, health appointments and to access shopping and leisure facilities.
“I encourage all bus users in North east Fife to have their say by filling out a survey; it should only take two minutes. That way, we can make sure we’re providing services that people really need.”
During May and June, we’ll be carrying out ‘on-bus’ surveys with passengers using these routes. Surveys are also available:
online at www.fifedirect.org.uk/bussurvey, or
by phoning 03451 55 55 55 ext 444366 and we’ll post a survey out to you.