New Director and Address for PTU

The Public Transport Unit is now operating out of its new location under a new director.

The new office is on the second floor of Rankin’s Plaza, unit 17.

Career civil servant and former Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Inspector Durk Banks will head up the revamped Unit.

Hailing originally from Cayman Brac, Mr. Banks brings 23 years of experience to the unit from the RCIPS where he last served at the helm of the traffic management unit.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in administration from the International College of the Cayman Islands, a law degree from the University of Liverpool, and has completed the Cayman Islands Law School’s Legal Practitioners Course with commendation.

Mr. Banks’ primary duties as director will be overseeing and guiding the Unit’s work, and providing operational direction to the Public Transport Board.

‘I’m very pleased that my ministry has made this move a priority,’ Minister with responsibility for Transport McKeeva Bush.

‘The new office provides a better working environment for staff, and adequate accommodation to serve the public,’ he said.

‘I extend a warm welcome to Mr. Banks and look forward to the expertise he will bring to the unit.’

The Public Transport Unit was established to manage Cayman’s public transportation system, which includes taxies, tour vehicles, omnibuses, church and school buses, limousine operators, shuttle/courtesy vehicles and water sports vessels.