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Campaigners urge breath of fresh air with greener buses

Campaigners urge breath of fresh air with greener buses

Air quality campaigners have called on Sheffield City Council to bid into a £5 million Government fund to provide Sheffield with greener, cleaner buses. Liberal Democrat councillors have backed calls for the Council to bid for cash from the Government’s new Clean Vehicle Technology Fund. The calls follow a World Health Organisation report last month, […]

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Newly elected councillor sits victorious in bus-stop campaign

A newly-elected councillor has got straight to work by delivering improved bus stops in his ward, just two weeks after being elected. Transport bosses have installed new seating at a bus shelter on Meadowhead, following a campaign by local Liberal Democrat councillor Richard Shaw. The works will see the shelter, outside the Waggon and Horses […]

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No turning back as Council approves controversial bus fare hikes

Sheffield City Council have approved embarrassing fare changes as they faced calls to re-think their controversial bus partnership amid damaging criticism. The latest changes see the end of the ill-fated ‘Optio’ ticket offer, which was triumphantly unveiled as an achievement of the partnership just two years ago. The offer was supposed to allow passengers to […]

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Once again elderly residents targeted by cruel bus changes

Agreed changes to Sheffield bus routes have been criticised by local campaigners for once again isolating elderly and vulnerable residents. Changes to the previous No. 17 service have left the elderly residents at the Graves Trust Houses on Greenhill Avenue without a service. The new No. 19 service will terminate at Chancet Wood, leaving residents […]

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Local outrage as controversial bus tinkering costs city £10,000

Local outrage as controversial bus tinkering costs city £10,000

Local bus users have voiced their concerns after it was revealed that a bus consultation, which saw minimal changes, cost over £10,000. The only outcomes of the costly project have been minor changes to two services. Out of a total of thirteen proposals, eleven were either deferred or dropped, following public outcry. The revelation follows […]

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