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The recently launched free shuttle service in George Town has expanded its routes to include supermarkets.
I view the idea of a super-dock for super cruise-ships as over-development which will mainly be of benefit to the retailers of George Town and far less so to the island community as a whole, and might well kill the goose that laid the golden egg.
The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is working to approve 50 additional taxi operators to serve Owen Roberts International Airport. An unspecified number of those would operate from 4pm to 6am, in an effort to address late-night flight arrivals.
A new digital taxi fare calculator is being launched in an effort to ensure consistent and transparent pricing in the industry.
The chances of an Uber-style app getting off the ground in the Cayman Islands could hinge on new legislation currently being drafted by government.
Unfair and inconsistent taxi pricing remains a major concern for tourism industry figureheads.
Two years and almost 3,000 signatures after starting a petition calling for taxi meters to be used in cabs around the island, Caymanian student Jack Tonge says he is surprised that no action has been taken on the issue.
As roadwork along Crewe Road by the airport perimeter continues, the National Roads Authority is moving the bus stop opposite the Mango Tree restaurant to a safer location on Shedden Road.
Flex, Cayman’s fledgling version of transport app Uber, is hoping to launch by the end of this month, initially on a limited basis in the George Town and Seven Mile Beach area with approximately 30 drivers.
An “electronic fare calculator” – a more basic version of an Uber-style smartphone app – is proposed as a solution to concerns over inconsistent taxi fares in the Cayman Islands.
The National Drug Council will run its annual Purple Ribbon Bus service on New Year’s Eve.
While the state of Cayman’s bus and taxi service is not as visible as long lines at the airport, or the towering landfill, its dysfunction should be regarded with equal seriousness.
A total of 450 “enforcement actions” have been taken against public bus, tour and taxi operators in the past year, the director of the Public Transport Unit revealed Wednesday.
A Public transport bus traveling west from Bodden Town with two passengers on board crashed into a wall on Shamrock Road early Wednesday morning. Police Emergency Services and officers from the Public Transport Unit were on scene assessing the accident which occurred in the vicinity of 2227 Shamrock Road in Savannah.
Tourists are frequently left feeling ripped off over taxi fares in Grand Cayman, according to multiple business owners who warn that high prices are putting off customers and damaging the reputation of the destination.
For more than 15 years, bus driver Elard Myles has charged his passengers a local rate of $1.