Fiji Time: 9:30 AM on Friday 3 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Public transport

Dawn Gibson
Thursday, August 07, 2014

ASIDE from drivers of public transport — taxidrivers and bus drivers, for instance — travelling crew members of Fiji Airways are also being encouraged to apply for pre-polling.

This was confirmed yesterday by Electoral Commission chairman Chen Bunn Young, who yesterday told members of the media that it was important the public transport systems worked efficiently on September 17.

"We would like to inform the public about this because on some talkback shows, the topic of public transport was an issue of concern and rightly so," Mr Young said.

"We have had several discussions now and as of late today (yesterday), we met with the stakeholders — the Land Transport Authority and the bus operators, and basically a good portion of Fiji will be using public transport."

Mr Young said having reviewed the need for public transport on election day, the commission felt comfortable saying that on September 17, there would be sufficient public transport.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
JPY 59.845756.8457
GBP 0.30830.3003
EUR 0.43450.4225
CNY 3.00972.9097
NZD 0.72320.6902
AUD 0.63460.6096
USD 0.48390.4669

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 3rd July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fiji flag flies high
  2. Gay marriages not a 'priority'
  3. 7s exodus
  4. Groenewald: Complaints against officers will be taken seriously
  5. Justice for all
  6. Pineapple potential
  7. Poor waste control
  8. Water woes
  9. Safe amid the war
  10. Police Commissioner: We need your support

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  4. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  7. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  8. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  9. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)
  10. New date Wednesday (01 Jul)