Been riding this bus for 33 years, said Berry. Is going to hurt the handicapped people who live along , and some people will lose their jobs. On weekdays with her 7 year old sister, Minnie, whom she sees off to school before heading to class herself.parents work so they can take us to school, Gonzalez said.
Bath bus changes: Everything you need to know about changes coming in New Year 2018First Bath is adding a new service but cutting another06:00, 23 DEC 2017Bath is to get a new bus service but another one will disappear First said the changes to its Bath bus services are designed to improve punctuality and reliability, and “better match the level of service with the passenger demand”.Most of the changes are due to take effect on Sunday, January 14. Among the changes are:a new stop at Bear Flat for the Odd Down Park and Ride service in response to passenger feedback a special timetable of the U1 service during students’ reading and assessment period withdrawal of the 171 service due to low levels of use reduction of the number 3 bus timetable serving Elmhurst Estate because of persistent car parking issues and low usage, and a new service connecting Melksham and Devizes/Urchfont with Bath.A detailed overview of the changes is as follows, in the words of First:Service 3 (Foxhill Bathford) A performance review of Service 3 showed that it struggles to maintain a reliable schedule at times around Elmhurst Estate because of parked cars.This is a well known problem, especially during weekdays in early mornings and evenings, weekends and public holidays.That section of the route also shows consistent low passenger numbers throughout the day.Considering the combination of those factors, First originally intended to amend the route of Service 3, and stop serving Elmhurst Estate as of January.The number 1 is one service that won’t be changing in the New YearHowever, following appeals from residents and councillors, First has decided to continue servicing the Estate Monday to Saturday during the daytime.It is consulting with the community before making any further changes at the next service change date in April 2018. Journeys from Odd Down Park and Ride will additionally set down only at Bear Flat and journeys from Bath City Centre will additionally pick up at Bear Flat.The additional stop at Bear Flat will operate as set down and pick up only to ensure the service continues its primary function as a park and ride service.Customers making local journeys to and from Bear Flat should continue to use other local services..