Tag: Ian Borg

Borg pledges gradual transition to free bus service

Transport Minister Ian Borg pledged that the bus service would eventually become free of charge for all within a number of years in a bid to promote the use of public transport.

Punic tomb removed from Central Link site for conservation

A Punic-era tomb discovered as a result of excavations related to the Central Link Project in Attard has been removed intact so that it may be conserved, in an operation that cost over €250,000.

Independent MPs seek review of e-scooter regulations

Parliament’s two independent MPs are adamant that regulations governing e-scooters should be eased to encourage their use and reduce people’s reliance on their cars and on fossil fuels in a private member’s bill discussed in Parliament today.

Watch: Financial aid for those investing in sustainable means of transport

During a press conference Borg explained that the newly announced investment amounts to €3.5 million and will be divided into four different schemes.

Gozo fast ferry: too early to have more details

Replying to a parliamentary question by Opposition spokesperson for Gozo Chris Said, Borg explained that a call for proposals for conventional transport between Mġarr and Ċirkewwa will be issued separately from the call of proposals for a fast ferry service between Imġarr and Valletta. The first call issued included both services.

Ian Borg defends himself: ‘no one criticised my building reforms’

Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg deflected calls to assume political responsibility over last week’s fatal building collapse this afternoon by highlighting that the opposition had criticised the reforms he had presented.

Free bus fares for those aged 75 years and over

More than 19,000 persons expected to benefit from this initiative

Enforcement notices removed, works progressed in Wied Qirda – Moviment Graffitti

In a statement on Friday, Moviment Graffitti voiced its concern about the ongoing works in the valley. The works involving the construction of a bridge in a protected area for which no permit has been sought continued during the holiday season. The Environment and Resource Authority (ERA) had issued a Stop and Compliance Order for Wied Qirda 50 days ago.

Marsa project ahead of schedule; “half complete” – Borg

The third flyover from the Marsa Flyover Project is expected to be completed by the end of this year, a month earlier...

Illegalities at Marsa Junction works

Workers working on the construction of the Marsa flyovers have not been using safety equipment correctly, as per Health and Safety regulations.