Golden Arrow Bus Services (GABS) says it will not increase its bus fares in June.
The bus service says it will, despite the expected fuel price increase expected in June, shield its clients from rising transport costs.
It is expected that fuel and diesel prices may increase by more than R3 per litre on the first Wednesday of next month, if the national Government does not intervene, which would lead to added pressures on the already-tight budgets of consumers.
GABS spokesperson Bronwen Dyke-Beyer says price hikes place severe pressure on commuters.
She says fare increases would never be implemented unless it is completely unavoidable.
Get the latest Golden Arrow Bus Service updates here.
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Minister of @TreasuryRSA, Enoch Godongwana says motorists will receive further assistance, as from June, to ease the financial pressure brought on by the drastic increase in oil & fuel prices.#Smile904FMNews#NewsThatCTNeedsToKnowNowhttps://t.co/n0QBYOkVQq
— Smile90.4 FM (@Smile904FM) April 1, 2022
More than 200 Golden Arrow Bus Service employees received their Covid-19 vaccination at the company’s new pop-up vaccination site in Arrowgate.
Most employees got their second dose of the vaccine, while many others had the opportunity to get their first injection.
GABS-spokesperson, Bronwyn Dyke-Beyer says the site was launched on Monday, in collaboration between the bus company and the provincial departments of Health and Transport.
Bronwyn Dyke-Beyer says the site allows employees easier access to the vaccine.
Read more on the initiative here.
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In our efforts to bring vaccines closer to our communities, the @WesternCapeGov, together with Golden Arrow Bus Services, launched a pop-up vaccination site today at the Arrowgate bus point in Montana.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) October 25, 2021