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To: Glasgow City Council and Minister for Transport Michael Matheson MSP

Get Glasgow Moving - world-class transport for Glasgow

Deliver a world-class, fully-integrated & accessible, publicly-owned, public transport network for everyone in our city.

Why is this important?

Most people in Glasgow rely on public transport to get around (only 49% of households have cars), yet our public transport network is a total mess.

Investing in public transport is essential for expanding our city’s economy, addressing inequality and social isolation, reducing toxic levels of air pollution and tackling climate change.

Bickering between political parties is letting Glasgow down. We are decades behind other cities in providing affordable and sustainable transport. We are calling for:

• a publicly-owned bus company for Glasgow
• affordable, integrated ticketing, with a city-wide smartcard and daily price cap
• bike-hire stations across the city, with free access for concessionary card holders
• a publicly-owned Transport Authority for Glasgow, with power over the entire transport network
• a coordinated, long-term vision and investment to meet the city’s transport needs

Glasgow

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Reasons for signing

  • Although not resident in a G postcode area, I work and socialise in Glasgow and use the public transport network. It needs to be much better connected both inside and outside of Glasgow. We need to serve communities on the periphery of Glasgow towns and allow them easy access to cross the City, not just a straight line in/out.
  • No 77 bus is never ontime and has been known to come in three buses at a time. This is not good when it comes to Glasgow's LEZ, not exactly helping the environment.
  • BUS SERVICE IS EXTREMELY POOR COMPARED TO OTHER AREAS. EAGLESHAM HAS ONE OF THE STEEPEST HILLS IN GLASGOW WHERE HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES AND RESIDENTS ARE FORCED NOW TO WALK UP TO A MILE AS THE BUS (WHICH IS HOURLY AT NIGHT) DOES NOT NOW GO UP THE HILL. HORRENDOUS.

Updates

2018-09-30 16:00:23 +0100

10,000 signatures reached

2018-05-05 14:04:10 +0100

5,000 signatures reached

2017-04-13 17:39:26 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2017-04-13 14:07:03 +0100

500 signatures reached

2017-04-13 12:55:36 +0100

100 signatures reached

2017-04-13 12:04:52 +0100

50 signatures reached

2017-04-12 22:52:48 +0100

25 signatures reached

2017-04-12 21:43:36 +0100

10 signatures reached