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School bus proposals… the alternatives

by awitherick on 16 December, 2010

Changes being proposed by the Tory County Councillors could see increased congestion and the school run getting worse across Hertfordshire, in particular Harpenden Road which feeds schools such as STAGS. The Tories want to reduce the current system to only the legal minimum. Instead schools will be exepcted to make their own arrangements- not the […]

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Clear public transport information, more reliable journeys and new fares offers with discounts for commuters are some of the products emerging from “Network St Albans,” a ground-breaking transport partnership in the city. The unique partnership, which builds upon work already being done countywide by Intalink, was launched at St Albans Civic Centre, with the blessing […]

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Get on yer’ bike!

by awitherick on 14 June, 2010

The District Council has put together a whole series of things for Bike Week, next week. Cllr Allan Siao Ming Witherick, a keen cyclist, said: “Many of us see the signs when we’re out and about, and may have even picked up one of the old cycle route maps, but each route had a different […]

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When’s the bus?

by awitherick on 17 May, 2010

Adding to the existing plethora of bus, train and transport websites is one which is smart phone friendly: This should allow people to enter the details of the stop, or road, to find out what buses are due nad builds on the existing service provided by Intalink. For travel information the county and its […]

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Train troubles continue

by awitherick on 1 April, 2010

Never a dull day with the trains.  Lib Dems and others have been raising issues about the trains and we’ve seen increases in the compensation for commuters- an admission in many ways of the depth of the problem. The RMT and TSSA uions are proposing to take industrial action from Tuesday 6 April to Friday […]

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You’ve seen the press, you’ve read the articles on this site as well. Following continuing erratic performance by First Capital Connect and a growing wave of anger at the complexity of FCC compensation proposals after a winter of discontent, campaigner Sandy Walkington has called a public meeting for Tuesday 16 March to discuss whether FCC […]

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Guess the platform…

by awitherick on 16 December, 2009

Yes- another great corker from FCC.  This is their poster when I tried to get home to St Albans last night. One can only assume you need to read the front of the train to find out which one to get on as they aren’t running to time, or to the right platform… Coupled with […]

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