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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

  • I agree with it
  • Transport in Glasgow has been a disaster since the buses were privatised. It must be baffling for any tourists arriving in the city. The city needs to control the public transport system, as happens in every European city, even Edinburgh
  • 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.

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