Politicians are world’s worst transport planners

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Hamilton bus station in 2013, with Strathclyde Partnership for Transport-owned Alexander Dennis Enviro300 SN08 AEM operating with the erstwhile Henderson Travel. This bus is now in Orkney,owned by Stagecoach North Scotland.

From my long experience in the bus industry with Greater Glasgow PTE, Strathclyde PTE, Strathclyde Buses, First Glasgow and finally Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, I can say that politicians of any type and of all parties make the world’s worst transport planners. They react to the few and never consider the needs of the many.

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