Tag: public bus

PTU ignores bus complaints one year on

PTU ignores bus complaints one year on

| 23/06/2020 | 69 Comments

(CNS): A passenger who made several credible complaints and provided documented evidence about drivers on the local bus routes last June was ignored, given the runaround and generally dismissed by the Public Transport Unit (PTU). And despite recommendations from the ombudsman, who found the unit was at fault, neither the PTU management nor the Public […]

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Buses stay on road, gov’t avoiding full curfew

Buses stay on road, gov’t avoiding full curfew

| 20/03/2020 | 51 Comments

(CNS): There is an “inherent risk in just living” while the coronavirus is around, Premier Alden McLaughlin warned Thursday, when he said government was not shutting down the local bus network. He pointed out that, despite the efforts being taken in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic to curb the potential spread, there were […]

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How do you request a new bus stop?

How do you request a new bus stop?

| 15/04/2019

I pass buses everyday who pull over at the yellow crossing on West Bay Road outside the medical school residence hall. Students stand at the crossing waiting for the bus, which is dangerous as cars don’t know if students are crossing or not and it’s an accident waiting to happen. The buses also block the […]

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Passenger robs bus driver at knife point

Passenger robs bus driver at knife point

| 17/09/2018 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A public bus driver was stabbed and his takings were robbed at knife point by a passenger he picked up in West Bay on Sunday evening. Police said a tall, slim man in his early 20’s, wearing a white t-shirt and dark coloured shorts, who was sitting in the front of the bus pulled […]

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Complaints reveal chaos in bus sector

Complaints reveal chaos in bus sector

| 15/05/2018 | 105 Comments

(CNS): Documents released by the tourism ministry detailing hundreds of reported complaints made about bus and taxi drivers throughout 2017 paint a picture of chaos within the Cayman Islands Public Transport Unit. From drivers falling asleep at the wheel and crashing while carrying visitors to fighting and squabbling over poaching passengers, many of the men […]

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