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What people have said so far (Glasgow)

I am a wheelchair using mother, who uses a power chair, and who takes her toddler with her on her lap. As you can imagine, getting out and about takes a lot of energy and skill. I have several health conditions that mean I am exhausted and in constant pain.… Continue reading…
Laura Miller. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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Stop larger companies holding a monopoly over routes. i.e. First Buses. Provide better mobile phone apps to give up to the minute bus services, times, and numbers. Use double, not single decker buses on routes and at times where there is clearly a higher demand based on numbers forced to… Continue reading…
Jill Ferguson. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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I see that First have put their Glasgow MD ‘out to pasture’ according to the Herald. This is potentially one of the most significant events in Glasgow transport over the past while. It seems Ronnie Park, who I think did a pathetic job of managing First (I say this as… Continue reading…
Jonny. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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First’s “simpliCITY” drive has just done away with the leg of the #9 service that links the city centre to the west end, meaning there’s now no direct bus link between the south-west of Glasgow where I live and the West End where I work. Their suggestion is that I… Continue reading…
Heather. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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It is confusing for people especially individuals with learning difficulties. I wish First Bus take account of vulnerable people instead of concerned about making profits.… Continue reading…
Idem Lewis. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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More frequent service on the new 4a route. When half hourly waiting time can be prohibitive especially when one fails to arrive. A shorter route might make for more reliability in keeping to timetable too. Maybe some improvement in springing of older bus stock. Can get very bumpy.… Continue reading…
J Thomson. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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Yesterday I stood at the stop shown as CC in the new FirstBus Map and Guide as a stop for the new 38C (prev. 36). When the bus arrived (10min. late) it almost didn’t stop as the driver drove slightly past indicating that this wasn’t the correct bus stop. When… Continue reading…
Jann. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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I’m rather unimpressed at First Glasgow’s ‘rationalisation’ of the bus routes. The strategy seems to be to increase the number of buses going along main roads (oh, sorry, that should be ‘corridors’ as First are calling them) which were already well-served, combined with a reduction in areas which had pretty… Continue reading…
Gav S. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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Today, First changed their routes and to the ‘surprise’ of many, a good number of people were confused and got lost. This reminded me of how I felt when I first came from Berlin to Glasgow four years ago and tried to use the buses. I was used to going… Continue reading…
Jan. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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Be able to stick to the timetables given and to actually turn up on time !… Continue reading…
Sylvia McCue. At a Glasgow bus stop.
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