Rationale

Rationale


Many factors combine to bring Guernsey bus use to a tipping point:

  • Momentum of new passengers feeling the economic slow-down
  • Parking overload and pedestrianisation plans in St Peter Port
  • Long journey times at peak hours
  • States’ budgetary constraints on major road building / traffic schemes
  • Improved bus logistics through new ticketing system
  • Internet – mobilising passenger enthusiasm efficiently
  • Carbon emission, global warming and sea level concerns
  • An aging population