Tag Archives: PSV Sector

PSV Sector COVID 19 Ready

The PSV sector continues to be of interest in the COVID 19 period. For four decades due to neglect by the authorities the sector has been allowed to fuel a negative sub culture mainly linked to greed and corruption. The reasons have been detailed in blogs and other commentary over the years, there is no need to repeat the arguments

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PSV OWNERS RESPOND TO BARBADOS TODAY EDITORIAL “GREED AT ANY SPEED”

Press Release from Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) When the Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) and the Alliance of Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) held discussions with Government in July last year about the poor financial condition of the PSV sector, specifically minibuses and route taxis, they presented a case for an increase in the bus fare charged

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PSVs on Forty Year Rampage

One of the enduring problems Barbados has experienced in the last 40 years is the inability of stakeholders to efficiently manage the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) sector. The result of which has seen the rise in a sub culture of an alarming proportion that threatens to destabilise the orderly society Barbados is known.   There is the negative ‘underground‘ music

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Indiscipline on OUR Roads

Last week a 62 year old man lost his life when a minibus ran a red light at Eagle Hall in St. Michael. All reports suggest the driver is known to the courts of Barbados and has been for some time. The easy reaction by the public is to continue to criticize the PSV sector, we have been doing it

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