Tag Archives: public transport

Gazette column: Time to sort this public transport mess right out

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about the state of public transport in the UK and how, in the wake of the Cam & Dursley train station parking debacle, if only we had a more integrated transport system, our economy would benefit so much. To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

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Gazette column: Thatcherism wrecked our public transport system

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about Margaret Thatcher and how, with the loss of the bus service in Thornbury,  Thatcherism wrecked our public transport system.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Did Thatcherism change our public transport system forever? Is bus deregulation acceptable & inevitable? Or should privatisation be stopped? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My latest column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper.  Catch the Weekend Magazine on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: Less car parks, more state subsidised public transport, please

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about car parks and how the answer is not to build more, but to have better, state subsidised public transport instead.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Is better public transport the answer? Or are more car parks essential for towns and villages to grow? Let me know.

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