Tag: Public Transport Board

How do you request a new bus stop?

How do you request a new bus stop?

| 15/04/2019 | 9 Comments

I pass buses everyday who pull over at the yellow crossing on West Bay Road outside the medical school residence hall. Students stand at the crossing waiting for the bus, which is dangerous as cars don’t know if students are crossing or not and it’s an accident waiting to happen. The buses also block the […]

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Are taxis getting meters?

Are taxis getting meters?

| 08/03/2019 | 15 Comments

Quite some time ago there was discussion that taxis were to install meters. Did that go away and why? Auntie’s answer: No, that hasn’t gone away; it is working its way through the system. An official with the Public Transport Board explained that it is developing a strategic plan, a process which began September last […]

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Requirements to be a bus driver

Requirements to be a bus driver

| 26/10/2018 | 3 Comments

What are the licensing and insurance requirements for bus drivers, and is there any review interval for re-qualification (i.e. ongoing vision testing etc)? Auntie’s answer: The requirements for bus drivers can be found in the Traffic (Public Passenger Vehicles) Regulations (2014 Revision). A staff member of the Public Transport Unit took me through the relevant […]

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Complaining about high taxi charges

Complaining about high taxi charges

| 04/03/2018 | 13 Comments

I have anecdotal evidence (and seen some copies) of taxi bills that excessively charge visitors. One taxi charged $300 to move eight people from The Ritz to Calypso Grill, and others have charged $25 per head, even in a taxi with other passengers, to move short distances up and down SMB. What protections do our […]

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Would like to see list of taxi fares

Would like to see list of taxi fares

| 30/03/2017 | 12 Comments

Is either the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s fare schedule or the Public Transport Board’s recently produced fare schedule available for publication? It would be really useful to have these to hand because on occasions that drivers have tried to charge me excessive fares, they have often been less than forthcoming with documentary evidence of the […]

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