In the Cayman Islands, it is a well-known fact that many bus and taxi operators drive dangerously, will rip you off when the opportunity presents itself, and may even drop you off at a destination you had no intention of visiting. While the state of Cayman’s bus and taxi service is not as visible as long lines at the airport, or the towering landfill, its dysfunction should be regarded with equal seriousness. Once a person climbs aboard a bus or cab – he or she becomes, in effect, a captive. Regular bus passengers depend on drivers to get them to work, school, home and appointments safely and on time. Tourists, of course, rely on taxi drivers to navigate unfamiliar surroundings while dealing honestly in unfamiliar currency. Following the patterns in any population, it is likely the majority of Cayman’s bus and taxi drivers are competent, caring and responsible professionals who perform their duties diligently and treat their customers fairly. (For a “good … [Read more...] about EDITORIAL – Transportation Board: The bus stops here – or it needs to
President Peter Mutharika says government is rolling out arevolutionary infrastructure development with a National Transport Master Plan (NTMP) aimed at guiding the development of the transport sector in roads, ships and airports to be implemented up to the year 2037.Mutharika: I have more news for you for an organized transport system in Malawi In his State of the Nation Address during the opening of the Third Meeting of the 47th Session of Parliament in Lilongwe on Friday, the President said government completed the rehabilitation of 99 kilometres section of the rail network from Nkaya to Nayuchi. “We also completed the rehabilitation of the 96 kilometres Limbe-Nkaya section of the rail network as well as spot railway rehabilitation of the Balaka-Salima-Kanengo section of the rail network,” he said. Mutharika said government has since started rehabilitating the 399 kilometres railway section from Nkaya to Mchinji. … [Read more...] about Mutharika delivers more news to revamp Malawi transport sector : ‘New railway from Lilongwe to Mbeya in Tanzania
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Covenant Transport handed out $88,000 in its new team bonus program last month to 44 teams that eclipsed the 60,000 miles together to earn the company's new $2,000-per-team bonus. Covenant's team driver bonus plan was unveiled in February and provides up to $40,000 a year in bonuses to driver teams that complete enough miles. Hundreds of other drivers are on pace to receive bonuses this month, Covenant officials said. Rob Hatchett, vice president of recruiting, said the teaming bonus program is designed to reward new and existing team drivers, and prove Covenant is the premier employer of team drivers. "We specialize in teams, and we created this program to not only cement our place as the leading team carrier in the country, but also to prove to our people that we value them and want them here," Hatchett said. "Now, our folks and others in the industry are seeing this program isn't just an empty promise, this is real." Other Covenant leaders said the teaming bonus … [Read more...] about Covenant Transport pays $2,000 bonuses to 44 teams
It is nearly that time of year once again when cars, buses, lorries and bikes descend on Swadlincote town centre. Preparations are now well under way for the sixth annual Swadlincote Festival of Transport, which will arrive in the town on Sunday, May 13, from 10am to 4pm. Vehicles will occupy the Delph, High Street, West Street, Midland Road, Church Street, Hill Street, Richardson's car park and the bus park car park. The event has space to display up to 500 vehicles of all shapes and sizes from two wheels upwards. In addition to the variety of vehicles of all ages, the show will feature various trade stands as well as children's fairground rides, and there will be live entertainment by local acts and artists throughout the day. As a registered charity, the event in the past has supported many good causes and will be doing so again from funds raised from exhibitors as well as support from many local businesses, including Roger Bullivant, Provencale Kitchens, Mainline, Midland Classic … [Read more...] about There’s still a chance to get involved with Swadlincote Festival of Transport