Fund free trams and subway rides for under-22s, SN

2022-04-05
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Fund free trams and subway rides for under-22s, SNP council asks Kate Forbes - Today News Post Today News || UK News

AN SNP council chief has written to Kate Forbes asking her to fund free travel on trams in Edinburgh and the Glasgow Subway for under-22s from next yearIndoor private gatherings.

Adam McVey, leader of Edinburgh City Council,?asked the Finance Secretary to extend the policy of free bus travel from the end of January for people aged 21 and younger to those in the same age group who use trams and the subway.

“The importance of Edinburgh trams to the city’s and Scotland’s public transport infrastructure has been vividly demonstrated during the pandemicBritish Columbia entered its first reopening phase once 60 per cent of its population age 18 and over was one shot in and its rate of COVID-19 hospitalization stabilized. Physical distancing and masking will still be required in indoor public spaces., playing a vital role in keeping the city moving throughout that time,” McVey wroteToronto Mayor John Tory received his first AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shot at a pharmacy Saturday morning..

“We are grateful for the financial support provided by Transport Scotland during this period and also welcome the extension of free bus travel to those under the age of 22 from January 31, 2022. This plays an important role in encouraging sustainable travel from a young age and will contribute towards local and national sustainability targets.”

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