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Tag Archives: transportation

  1. ROAD SAFETY DURING VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

    Driving on roads affected by volcanic ash poses hazards, irrespective of whether the ash is dry or wet, as traction is reduced, leading to sliding, the faster you are driving. The Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources (MTWW) is asking motorists to take cognisance of the speed in which they are travelling, on the […]

    April 15, 2021Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. What is Translink? Founder Leo Carrington explains

    In just two and a half weeks, Transportation Technology Company Translink launches an express delivery service & online shopping platform in response to Covid-19, that allows Bajans to utilize technology to have their favorite goods received quickly and efficiently. Their system is leveraged by technology currently used by tons of vehicles across Barbados, including public […]

    May 4, 2020Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  3. BUS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE FOR SECOND TOWN HALL MEETING

    Bus transportation will be available after the second town hall meeting to discuss the ban of petro-based plastics for Wednesday 24th April at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 6:30 pm. Buses will take commuters to the Fairchild Street and Princess Alice Terminals. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the […]

    April 20, 2019Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Ross University School of Medicine Opens Doors in Barbados

    On 5 January 2019, the ultra-modern Ross University School of Medicine was officially opened at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) in Barbados. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, the Minister of Education, the President of parent company Adtalem Global Education, and various stakeholders, university officials, and members of Parliament. Local economy receives a welcome […]

    February 15, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. RUBIS Refuels the Diabetes Association of Barbados

    The public outreach programme of the Diabetes Association of Barbados (DAB) will be fueled by RUBIS Ultra Tec fuel for the fourth year. Each year the DAB’s mobile team visits various communities to share information about the prevention of diabetes and advise Barbadians living with the disease. This includes sharing timely, appropriate and practical advice […]

    January 17, 2019Featured, Health1 comment
  6. MINISTER MEETS WITH ‘APTO’ AND ‘AOPT’

    The Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) and the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) had their first meeting with Minister of Transport, Works and Maintenance, Dr. William Duguid, at the Ministry’s Pine, St. Michael headquarters, and subsequent to that meeting, there was an agreement that routes need to be changed in order to service […]

    June 25, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. MORE CAN BE DONE TO PROMOTE BARBADOS IN BEIJING

    China’s Ambassador to Barbados would like more done to promote this country as a pleasure destination for his countrymen. Yan Xiusheng says 100 million Chinese travel to far off destinations in a leisure capacity, many of them retirees, but few know the Caribbean. However the ambassador observed his fellow diplomats in Beijing need to be […]

    March 19, 2018Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. Sagicor donates mobile medical clinic to Government of Dominica

    Sagicor Life, the leading insurance company in the Caribbean donated a fully customized, mobile medical unit to the Government of Dominica. The Unit purchased by Sagicor, in collaboration with Doctors In Our Circle, Ray Asta, Ministry of Health and Friends of Sagicor, will support and respond to the immediate needs of the people of Dominica […]

    March 12, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Barbados’ 51st Independence: Rocklyn Buses & Standpipes

    Yes, if you were a well behaved schoolchild, your bus-fare was 15 cents each way, even if you caught 4 buses a day… The little girl sipped from a lifesaver once seen all over the island, before running water in the majority of residences made a Standpipe obsolete… Police used to direct Traffic often instead […]

    November 26, 2017Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. GODDARD ENTERPRISES AND STAFF ASSIST WITH HURRICANE RELIEF

    Employees of Goddard Enterprises Ltd. (GEL) around the region have pulled out all the stops to assist colleagues and others in the Caribbean who have been hit by the passage of recent hurricanes Irma and Maria. “I really want to commend the staff because though many of them had personal damage to their homes and […]

    September 26, 2017Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. ‘MAD-DALE’ RACKS UP SOL RALLY BARBADOS AIR MILES

    Island fan favourite, British BMW driver Martin ‘Mad-dale’ Stockdale, will have flown more than 140,000 miles in return trips across the Atlantic when he lands at London Gatwick in early June after competing in Sol Rally Barbados 2017 …. that’s more than 12 days in the air. This is his 17th straight appearance in the […]

    April 2, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  12. Transport fares in Dominican Republic to increase

    Effective, Tuesday 6th September, fares on public transport routes in the Dominican Republic using tollbooths will increase by Dominican $5 in response to the increase in highway tolls imposed by the Danilo Medina regime. He said that the problem was that if a driver charged Dominican $30 and had five passengers, two full fares would […]

    September 12, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. LESSER PETROLEUM PRICES EFFECTIVE MIDNIGHT, AUGUST 7th

    Consumers will pay less for gasoline, diesel and kerosene, as well as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from midnight, Sunday 7th August. Meanwhile, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will retail at BDS $135.27 per 100 lb cylinder, down from BDS $136.99, a decrease of $1.72. The price of the 25 lb cylinder has dropped from $39.35 to […]

    August 7, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. “Tourism competition is not a guessing game” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The performance of only five of the 14 independent Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are recorded in the 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Surprisingly, countries such as the Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts-Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia, which have a heavy reliance on tourism […]

    May 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  15. CASTRIES’ BUS FARES GO UP SOON: Implementation Date To Be Decided Next Week

    St Lucia’s National Council on Public Transportation and its quest for a hike in bus fares is back in the news again, however, this time around there is certainty in what they are seeking… Minibus associations that are members of the Council will converge on Castries’ Ministry of Transport next Tuesday to participate in a […]

    August 14, 2014BusinessNo comments
  16. LIAT’s Response To Barbadian Trade Union NUPW’s Scathing Comment on Service & Competency

    First of all, some facts. Global airline punctuality, measured by the industry standard of arrival time within 15 minutes of schedule, averages 75 per cent. By definition an average means some airlines will perform above this figure, and some will perform below. LIAT’s average punctuality over the last six years has been 67 per cent. […]

    August 1, 2014TravelNo comments
  17. Moke’n Caribbean Style: New style of Old Vehicle to resume WI Roadways

    It’s been some time, but the wait is over: the popular Moke is back and it’s undergone some slight modifications. These include a shortened name – MOKE – as well as a slighter wider for spacious body. The redesigned MOKE has been engineered to comply with today’s vehicle requirements, ensuring for a more enjoyable and […]

    June 15, 2014TravelNo comments