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Justin Ram

Caribbean economist urges governments to reduce air fares

(Source: Demerara Waves Online) – Director of Economics at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Justin Ram has slammed regional governments for the high cost of air travel and he has called on them to slash the taxes and rake in more value-added and income taxes. “What I’m saying to governments—and I go all over the […]

Operators of public service vehicles remain adamant that they will not wear shirts bearing the Transport Authority’s logo.

Gov’t responds to complaints from commuters

The Mia Mottley-led administration has responded to a series of complaints which have arisen since the introduction of initiatives to bring relief to commuters. In relation to the decision to allow minibuses and route taxis (ZR vans) to carry larger numbers of passengers, Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, Roy Morris, said concerned members of […]

Relief on the horizon, Transport Board says

On the heels of the introduction on the Travel Smart card, the Transport Board is addressing the concerns of the travelling public about bus availability and assuring that relief is on the way. “We know that in some instances persons would have been experiencing long waits for buses and measures have been put in place […]

Roy Raphael

PSV owners speak out

The organization representing public service vehicle (PSV) owners has broken its silence on the latest action by workers to protest the conditions under which uniforms must be worn. The Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is insisting that drivers and conductors must wear the disputed crest of the state-owned Transport Authority (TA). It is the […]

Sir Roy Trotman

Transport Board workers thirsty for clarity

Workers at the Barbados Transport Board are thirsty for clarity regarding the direction in which the Board is headed. Following a three-hour long meeting with Transport Board workers at the Barbados Workers Union (BWU) headquarters Saturday evening, former General Secretary Sir Roy Trotman said workers vented that they are worried about the Board’s future, and […]

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