Motion ref. S5M-22204
First Bus Wheelchair Space Tracking App
Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Date lodged: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Donald Cameron, Bill Kidd, Stuart McMillan, Pauline McNeill
That the Parliament commends the national bus operator, First Bus, on the launch of a new app function for wheelchair users; notes that the app will enable wheelchair users to track accessible spaces on their local bus services; welcomes the improvement that this will make to travel for wheelchair users; notes that First Bus is the first bus operator in the UK to allow customers to live track the location of their next bus and applauds the difference that this makes to local travel, and thanks First Bus for the measures that have been put in place to ensure the safety of all passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.