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Monthly Archives: February 2010

  • New Chairman and Vice Chair appointed

    Councillor Jonathan Findlay has been appointed as the new Chairman of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. Councillor Denis McKenna has been appointed as Vice Chair.

    Mr Findlay, who is a councillor for Drumchapel/Anniesland ward in Glasgow, was nominated and voted in by […]

  • Hamilton bus station and interchange upgrade

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) today (Friday 26 February) approved the delivery of the first phase of a multi-million pound project to upgrade Hamilton Bus Station and Interchange.

    When completed in 2012, the project will deliver new, modern passenger facilities for […]

  • New Park and Ride plan for Bellshill

    A new £500,000 Park and Ride facility with space for up to 150 vehicles could soon be built near Bellshill Railway Station.

    Details of the plan were unveiled by SPT’s projects director Charles Hoskins at a presentation to members of North […]

  • SPT leads way in Travel Planning for businesses

    SPT’s fifth annual Travel Planning Seminar was a resounding success.

    The event, held at Glasgow’s Teacher Building last Thursday (18 February), was attended by more than 80 representatives of businesses and organisations.

    It provided delegates with practical advice and information, as well […]

  • Double change at the top

    Ron Culley has indicated his wish to leave his role as Chief Executive of SPT with effect from today (Thursday 18 February). Vice-chair Davie McLachlan has also stepped down from his post.

    Mr Culley, who will seek early retirement on the […]

  • Subway makes £38,000 of energy savings

    Subway owner SPT has significantly reduced its carbon footprint thanks to an overhaul of its lighting system.

    The organisation is working alongside the Carbon Trust and taking a number of steps to reduce its energy consumption. Among areas identified for efficiencies […]

  • Alistair Watson resigns

    Councillor Alistair Watson has resigned as Chair of SPT with effect from today (Monday 15 February).

    Alistair is well respected as a transport expert and his extensive knowledge of the transport industry will be sorely missed by the organisation.

    He had been […]

  • SPT helps university on the road to eco-award

    Students at Glasgow Caledonian University will benefit from a new travel information carousel supplied by SPT.

    The display unit – which gives information on a range of bus, rail and ferry services – was donated to the University by SPT’s Buchanan […]