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Tayside Bus Alliance Wants Your Views on Improving Transport

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The Tayside Bus Alliance is looking for local people across Highland Perthshire to have their say about how transport can improve across the Tayside area.

They’re working with bus companies, local authorities and local people across Tayside with the aim to improve ‘environmental impacts, contribute to addressing the climate emergency, and positively support access to opportunities; economic, equality and health.’

As part of that, the alliance is asking local people to bring their views to the table to do this.

Project manager, James Cooper explained: “We are currently running a survey to understand travel habits and views of what you think of today’s transport challenges and how they can be addressed. There is a website which includes that survey, which is available at the taysidebusalliance.co.uk.

“The Tayside Bus Alliance is a collaborative grouping of bus operators, local authorities, and the public, a key part of this study will be to draw on the expert voices of the public in the today side area.

“And we’re seeking to align and ensure that we meet and the needs and responsibilities of all.”

Local people in Highland Perthshire are being encouraged to have their say so that the most inclusive understanding of needs across Tayside can be met.

A spokesperson for the Dunkeld and Birnam Community Council said: “The Tayside Bus Alliance is carrying out a survey to consider improvements to transport in the Tayside area and are looking for you views!

“The survey will ask questions about your travel habits in Tayside, as well as capturing your views on current transport challenges and how these can be addressed.”

Mr Cooper added: “The survey will take about 10 ten minutes. It’s currently open and will be open until the 17th of June, 2022. We welcome any response or responses so that we can understand and make services better.”

More information about the survey can be found on: https://taysidebusalliance.co.uk/about-us/

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