Tag: Public Transport Unit

Public bus information needs an update

Public bus information needs an update

| 29/01/2019 | 1 Comment

Whose responsibility is it to maintain and distribute accurate and up-to-date information, schedules and maps for the Cayman public buses? The current route map is not accurate. Did you know there is no more Route 5? Did you know the phone number listed on the public bus website and Facebook page is not in service? […]

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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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