The Lanarkshire Council argues that the management of bus services in the region should be considered. Clare Haughey, on behalf of
Rutherglen, takes advantage of recent changes in transport (Scots law) law to allow local governments to add power to the South Lanarkshire Council (SLC). I asked you to do it. Perform bus services as they deem appropriate.
Ms. Haughey sent a letter to SLC leader Joe Fagan asking what the community was trying to do. This was also discussed at this week's council executive meeting.
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SNP MSPLanarkshire Live: "Bus service is essential for Rutherglen and Cambuslang people to travel and shop for work, education and health, but the climate. It is also an essential tool for responding to emergencies.
"Therefore, the SNP Scottish Government has set up SLC to ensure bus services that meet its objectives and address regional transportation challenges. We welcome the deployment of these authorities to local governments across the country, including ..
"The Scottish Bus Network, coupled with the rollout of free bus trips to children under the age of 22, is a bus priority infrastructure. It has been further revitalized through a long-term funding of £ 500 million to the structure. ”
Fergan Review In a letter to Congressman, Mr. Howsey asked: There are plans to harness these new forces under the Transport (Scots) Act of 2019. This includes, for example, running your own bus service or choosing a partnership or franchise approach.
Lanarkshire Liveunderstands that the council will respond in due course, but this issue was raised at this week's meeting and Councilor Fagan was added by the Scottish Government. To make the bus plan feasible, which claimed to need funding.
"These new bus laws have little effect unless Congress provides sufficient funding to bring local bus networks back into control and guarantee the lowest levels of service.
"We have the authority to operate municipal bus services, but still robbing the means from the SNP government."
SLC spokesman said, "Transportation (Scottish). New legislative powers are being watched and these will be considered by the council. "
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