SYDNEY, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Shire Shuttle Bus, which operates a fleet of buses in the Sydney area, has confirmed that it is officially calling for the high cost of toll roads engulfing Sydney to be drastically reduced if jobs in the bus transportation industry are to be saved. The excessive prices are taking their toll and Thursday, September 1st, 2016 is when a raft of new charges will be brought in by the Roads and Maritime Service.
"Up to 12 jobs are at risk here alone and we and our fellow bus operators need to survive this crisis. It is a grossly unsustainable situation and we have voiced our concerns at a situation that requires urgent attention at the highest levels," asserted Peter Berry, Founder and Manager, Shire Shuttle Bus. "Bus companies doing their best to serve the needs of local customers are being forced out of business due to eroded profit margins. Unfortunately, there are toll roads everywhere in Sydney."
The shuttle bus operator and its drivers are finding it increasingly difficult to avoid major toll roads due to Sydney's congested traffic dilemma. The company is disappointed and frustrated that it could not access statistical bus transportation data for Sydney past 2002 from the official Transport for New South Wales website. Shire Shuttle Bus believes that a huge amount has changed on the roads between then and 2016. Click on publications: http://www.bts.nsw.gov.au/Statistics/Bus/bus/default.aspx?FolderID=226
International research confirms that toll roads are bad for business. "Toll roads are an inefficient, backwards approach to providing public highways. Worse, they foster corruption, political patronage, and discourage needed improvements on the rest of the highway system," observed James Baxter, Founder, National Motorists Association, NMA, United States. "Don't be fooled by the references to 'free-market principles,' 'proper pricing,' 'supply and demand,' and 'economic incentives' from those selling the for-profit roadways." Inspect: https://www.motorists.org/issues/tolls/bad-idea/
About Shire Shuttle Bus:
Shire Shuttle Bus was established in 2014 to provide top quality and safe shuttle bus transportation for airport, cruise, race day, wedding, golf and special event transfers and vibrant wine, adventure and rainforest tours. http://shireshuttlebus.com.au/
1300 857 589
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