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Monthly Archives: September 2011

  • SPT to provide £1.4m of bus shelter improvements

    Passengers using bus shelters across Glasgow will benefit from improvements as an ongoing programme from SPT entered its third year this week.

    As part of the Shelter Capital Upgrade Programme which started in 2009, SPT will continue to improve passenger experience […]

  • Battery powered cars help SPT to improve eco credentials

    Two electric cars being piloted by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport are allowing staff to carry out their duties in a cheap and environmentally friendly way.

    SPT have received the eco motors as part of the UK Government’s £25m Ultra Low Carbon […]

  • SPT concludes £940,000 Park and Ride scheme

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has completed its near £1 million investment in five Park and Ride facilities in West Dunbartonshire.

    Work on Alexandria Park and Ride is now finished and joins Dalmuir, Dalreoch, Dumbarton, and Drumry to create 306 car park […]

  • Subway rides on Social Media Week wave

    The world’s third oldest Subway system has become the first of its kind to sign up for the groundbreaking Social Media Week.

    The Glasgow Subway, which has a hugely popular Twitter account, is to host the first ever real time […]

  • Award winning SPT project receives further recognition

    A joint project from SPT and Glasgow City Council (GCC) which received national recognition at the Scottish Transport Awards has now been short-listed for the UK Transport Awards.

    Earlier this year, SPT and GCC were delighted that their Glasgow Social Work […]

  • Kids Go Free on the Subway Summer Success

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport’s Kids Go Free summer Subway promotion has proved a big success with families and ticket sales are up by £68,000.

    During the eight-week offer period, 25 June – 21 August, there were an additional 57,000 adult trips […]

  • High speed rail group invites SPT to get on board

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has been asked by the Scottish Government to help develop and support Scotland’s case for high speed rail.

    A Scottish Partnership Group has been formed on the request of Transport Minister Keith Brown to lobby for Scotland’s […]

  • All-new Fastlink on starting block

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has submitted the final business case for its core Fastlink bus rapid transit scheme to the Scottish Government.

    Members of SPT’s Strategy & Programmes Committee heard on Friday (16 September) that work could begin later this month […]

  • SPT JourneyShare and Braehead Clan join forces to promote car sharing

    Buchanan Bus Station had a visit from top ice hockey team Braehead Clan to help promote Strathclyde Partnership for Transport’s free JourneyShare scheme.

    SPT JourneyShare, one of the fastest growing car sharing schemes in Scotland with over 3,000 registered users, recently […]

  • Park and Ride car share scheme launched by SPT and South Lanarkshire Council

    Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and South Lanarkshire Council have teamed up to promote the first shared Park and Ride initiative in the region.

    Car users are being encouraged to share a vehicle with fellow travellers on their way to train stations […]