Transport priorities in Lanarkshire need to be reviewed as controversy continues on changes to rail services from Lanark station and while road travellers into Glasgow face disruption due to roadworks at the Raith interchange on the M74.
Greens are questioning whether Clydesdale Councillors are taking steps to minimise their car mileage after information released for the year 2011 - 2012 showed very high mileage claims from some councillors in the area.
Green campaigner, Janet Moxley, who organised the Stand Up for Our Buses campaign against cuts to the 100, 101, 102 and 103 services which run from Edinburgh through Biggar to Dumfries, Moffat and Annan was delighted with attendance at a public meeting held at Biggar Corn Exchange on Monday 2nd July in support of the services .
Lanarkshire Greens are urging East Kilbride commuters and other passengers to take the chance to improve local bus services by tweeting their opinions. Kirsten Robb recently interviewed people in West Mains concerned about First Bus' application to withdraw the 31 service from East Kilbride. Patrick Harvie, Green MSP for Glasgow, last week launched an interactive campaign for better buses.
Local Greens are supporting the world’s first Liftshare week next week, starting from Monday 4 October 2010. As well as saving hundreds of pounds a year, local Greens also support lift sharing because it cuts congestion and reduces air pollution.