Coventry passengers to have their say on transport services

Coventry passengers to have their say on transport services

People who use public transport in Coventry are being offered the chance to give transport chiefs their views about the area’s network. The ‘Your Public Transport Matters’ event will enable the travelling public to talk directly with representatives from Network West Midlands – the region’s integrated bus, rail and tram system.

Staff from the bus and rail operators have been invited to meet passengers between 10am to 2pm on October 20 in the Centro marquee being set up in Broadgate.

The event has been organised by Centro, the region’s transport authority.

Feedback from members of the public will be looked at closely by transport bosses and used to make improvements to the local bus and rail network.

Kerry Meredith, Principal Officer (Customer Relations) at Centro, said: “The event provides us with a perfect opportunity to really understand the needs of Coventry passengers and non-public transport users.

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“We are particularly interested in hearing people’s views about how we can improve connections between different forms of public transport making those connections easier, quicker and more convenient.

“We want to make sure we provide a public transport system that is a genuine alternative to the car and secure the best deal for passengers by urging bus and rail operators to listen very carefully to what the public say.”