20 Jul 2018

New Wellingon bus routes: 'I'm not entirely happy' - Laidlaw

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 20 July 2018

Another six months was probably needed in order to successfully introduce radical changes to Wellington's bus network, according to the Regional Council. The roll out of new buses and bus routes in Wellington is continuing to be controversial with new drivers struggling to run to timetable. On top of this, the bus driver's union has released documents showing how Tranzit, worked with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) to recruit unemployed people as drivers while existing drivers struggled.