The Transport Authority says plans to address traffic congestion in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew  were leaked before consultations were completed.

Managing Director Willard Hylton says the project is still being discussed.

He explains that the Authority has nothing to hide:

Hykel Nunes reports.


The Transport Authority confirms that it has intentions to address traffic congestion in Half Way Tree.

Mr. Hylton suggested in a news article last week, that Public Passenger Vehicles will travel through the Transport Center in Half Way Tree.

But Mr. Hylton says the information was published prematurely.

Mr. Hylton says several private and public sector stakeholders have to be consulted.

He notes that the changes will impact everyone.

The TA Boss says there’s nothing to hide.

He explains that there is full transparency about the organization’s intentions.

TODSS Urging Transport Authority to Act

Meanwhile President of the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services, TODSS, Egeton Newman, is urging the Transport Authority to act on its plans.

Mr. Newman says several transport groups support the TA’s traffic plan.

However Mr. Newman says there are some concerns.

He explains that three major issues will have to be addressed.

The TODSS head says the Authority should consult with transport groups to finalize its decisions.

And Mr. Newman says the new Transport Authority boss is a breath of fresh air to the sector.

Egeton Newman, TODSS President.