Get Glasgow Moving
Campaigners demand publicly owned buses after petition gathers 10,000 signatures
Call for Edinburgh-style public ownership of public transport gathers cross-party support
CAMPAIGNERS today [3 October] rallied outside of the Scottish Parliament in support of the public ownership of buses as the Transport Bill was discussed by MSPs.
Transport Bill is 'missed opportunity' to have publicly owned local bus services, claims Unite trade union
The new Transport Bill shows no immediate hope for campaigners looking to bring Scotland's bus services back into public ownership
CAMPAIGNERS who have long fought for Scotland's bus network to be brought into public ownership have been left disappointed after the publication of the Scottish Government's new Transport Bill, which Unite say will continue to let private companies benefit from public funds.
"Why not a publicly run bus network?": Campaigners and unions call for transport reform ahead of Holyrood debate
Following price hikes, MSP Ross Greer argues that public transport “should not be run for the sake of maximising the profits for a few private companies”
THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT will debate the possibility of re-regulating bus services in Scotland to protect customers from ongoing hikes in the price of fares.
“Held to ransom”: Campaigners say bus service is driven by profit, not people
Social justice and environmental groups call for bus service re-regulation in government consultation
FRIENDS OF THE EARTH (FOE) Scotland, in partnership with Get Glasgow Moving, Unison Scotland and Unite Scotland are calling for supporters to respond to a Scottish Government consultation on bus service reform, in order to shift the balance of power away from private companies and towards public bodies.