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Salaah: Time to regulate school transport

While the nation is wrapped up with the debacle of discredited former PNM Minister Marlene McDonald and her co-accused, allow me to turn our attention, if only briefly, to a topic that has been dwarfed by the incessant dilemmas that take place daily in Trinbago: school bus transportation. The July/August …

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Sinanan admits ‘some depletion’ in stock of inspection books but calls criticism ‘bizarre, unfortunate and misplaced’

“The depletion of inspection books yesterday is not the cause [of the current licensing confusion]. The incontrovertible fact is that citizens have failed to utilise the five month period granted to them to become compliant with the law. “[…] The Ministry acknowledges that the rush to have vehicles inspected did …

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MOWT: Light vehicles can use PBR between Mt Hope and POS

The Ministry of Works and Transport wishes to advise the general public of the partial opening of the Priority Bus Route (PBR) to light vehicles ONLY between the intersections of Abattoir Road, Port of Spain and the Mount Hope intersection, until further notice. This has become necessary due to roadworks …

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Fixin’ T&T: Sea-bridge scandal is not mere incompetence; Rowley must fire Sinanan

“Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s apparent inability to remove Minister Sinanan mirrors his predecessor Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s difficulty in effectively treating with then Minister Jack Warner until the proverbial water became more than flour.” In the following press statement, local watchdog group, Fixin’ T&T, urges Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley …

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Where potholes come from: Engineer urges MoWT to tackle commercial vehicle overloading

“Hauliers of aggregates and hardware material often install a ‘greedy bar’ in order to extend the truck’s capacity beyond the stipulated maximum gross weight. “The ‘greedy bar’ is removed whenever the truck has to be inspected by the Licensing Authority.” The following Letter to the Editor, which deals with aspects of the …

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Fixin’ T&T: Sinanan and Hinds playing loose with facts on Tobago sea-bridge; Superfast Galicia timeline

Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan is perpetuating a narrative that seems entirely inconsistent with the facts about the present disastrous state of the Trinidad and Tobago sea bridge. FIXIN’ T&T is convinced that this most recent collapse could have been avoided and was the unfortunate result of inertia, ineptitude, …

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