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Cardiff Bus fares to rise again by 10p in April

Cardiff Bus fares to rise again by 10p in April
February 29, 2012 1 Comment »

CARDIFF Bus is to hike its fares for the second time in five months, the Cardiff council-owned company has confirmed. From Sunday, April 1, the price of a single ticket will increase 10p, from £1.60 to £1.70. Adult day passes ... Read More »

Cardiff Bus fares could rise for second time in four months

February 27, 2012 2 Comments »

Cardiff Bus is considering hiking its fares for the second time in just four months, it has emerged. The firm – which is owned by Cardiff council – blames a £600,000 funding cut from the Welsh Government and confirmed an ... Read More »

Cardiff Bus warns of strike disruption next week

November 21, 2011 1 Comment »

Cardiff Bus has warned of potential disruption to its services when public sector workers go on strike on November 30. The bus operator said it had been advised by the Unite and Unison unions, which represent its employees, that they ... Read More »

Cardiff Bus to face court hearing in March that could decide its survival

October 20, 2011 No Comments »

Cardiff Bus will face a court hearing in March that could determine whether the taxpayer-owned company survives. The council-owned bus company is facing a £50m compensation claim from a rival firm it drove off the road. Liquidators for wound-up bus ... Read More »

Baycar, bag charge and free prescriptions: The law of unintended consequences

Baycar, bag charge and free prescriptions: The law of unintended consequences
September 6, 2011 4 Comments »

The actions of governments and other authorities always have unintended consequences. Sometimes these are beneficial, but they can often be detrimental to the general good. This will be the case when an incentive is created that encourages unwanted actions. Let’s ... Read More »

Public transport solution needed to drive city economy after dark

Public transport solution needed to drive city economy after dark
July 13, 2011 No Comments »

Problems getting in and out of the city centre at night is a major barrier to attracting more people to use the capital after dark, according to a new report. Cardiff residents have called for a public transport solution to ... Read More »

Cardiff Bus Station delayed until after Olympics

Cardiff Bus Station delayed until after Olympics
July 5, 2011 6 Comments »

The construction of Cardiff’s new bus station will not take place until after the Olympics, the Echo can reveal. Major roadworks to complete the city’s network of priority bus lanes will also wait until after the event. The Millennium Stadium ... Read More »

Petition against Caerphilly Road parking clampdown

Petition against Caerphilly Road parking clampdown
March 24, 2011 11 Comments »

More than 200 householders have signed a petition against council plans to clamp down on parking along Caerphilly Road. Cardiff council informed householders last week they were getting tough on drivers who park on pavements and grass verges along the ... Read More »

Speeding drivers get lesson they will never forget from pupils

Speeding drivers get lesson they will never forget from pupils
March 18, 2011 4 Comments »

Primary school pupils who fear speeding drivers may claim another life have launched their own crackdown. Together with police they caught 17 drivers, including two Cardiff Buses, breaking the 30mph limit on the road that runs in front of their ... Read More »

Cardiff council unveils hi-tech bus plan

Cardiff council unveils hi-tech bus plan
March 10, 2011 6 Comments »

Plans to link Cardiff Bay with the city centre via a new hi-tech bus service can today be revealed. Cardiff council wants its proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service to be running by September 2012. The scheme will link the ... Read More »