Public Transport

Michael Hoy Starts Campaign Against School Bus Ruling

Councillor Michael Hoy writes here about a new County Council policy: “With effect from September 2015 Essex County Council have changed the policy on Home to School Transport for new pupils meaning parents or carers will have to pay¬†themselves if their children go to Sweyne-Park School even though they may live over 3 miles away and would currently be entitled…
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You Can Respond To the County Bus Consultation

One of our regulars readers, Sean, has pointed out the following consultation being carried out by the County Council: Review of the County Council’s Bus Strategy Essex County Council would like to hear your views as it starts a review of its Bus Strategy and how it provides financial support to local bus services. In this challenging economic climate it…
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Complaints About Buses?

We’ve been hearing quite a few complaints about buses not stopping when they should. If you have any complaints about a bus service, the best person to contact appears to be: Paul Rowden – Senior Local Bus Officer Passenger Transport – Essex County Council Tel 0845 603 7631 He told the Rawreth Parish Clerk “Regarding alleged failures to stop etc,…
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