The Consumer Council believes that the Government's investment in buses and trains is reaping results for passengers. The statement comes as independent research shows an increase in performance on all Translink services. The Consumer Council has persistently demanded that Translink focus on getting people from A to B on time, every time and are welcoming the news that at last they are beginning to perform to the standard passengers expect. The Government and passengers need to see a return on the significant investment made to date and that requires sustained performance by Translink.
Some 110,000 children will enjoy a safer bus journey to school this year as the rule that allowed three people to sit on a seat designed for two is scrapped.