Round Bridport Bus~ Trial Extended U.F.N., Alternatives to be considered

Service 7 Round Bridport Bus Service Trial* operates on Wednesdays and Saturdays servicing the parishes of Allington, Bothenhampton, Bradpole & Bridport

local dignatories welcome the community bus
* Earlier this year and with financial support from Bradpole & Allington parishes Bridport Town Council extended the trial period with revised routes and timetables.

No 7 ROUTES from 6th March 2019

No 7 TIMETABLE from 6th March 2019

An Aug 2019 review demonstrated that whilst there had been a marginal increase in usage the then current levels remained below those expected. 
Alternative options are being considered during which time the existing service will be extended until the October half-term. (see below NOTE)

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In Aug 2019 Bridport Town Clerk ,Will Austin, said: “We are disappointed at the take-up to date and want to see more people using the service to demonstrate a greater community benefit. We are also looking at other ways of running the service to show that we’re getting best value.  The trial period has been extended to mid-October for this work to be carried out.  There is strong support for the service amongst councillors and a recognition of its importance to regular passengers who might otherwise not be able to get to the town centre.”

NOTE 25/09: We are currently awaiting an update from Bridport Town Council regarding a possible further extension of the trial after the October Half Term break.

see: Minute 19 of the 4th Sept Bridport Town Council Environment & Social Wellbeing Committee.

BPC/BTC Sept 2019

	

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