Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire has acted on behalf of residents to pursue the provision of new bus shelters outside HMP Low Moss in Bishopbriggs.
Jo wrote to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport on behalf of a constituent to request that passengers have some form of protection from the elements while waiting.
Commenting Jo said:
"Hundreds of people work at HMP Low Moss, in addition to all the families and friends visiting inmates. At present there is not a bus shelter to ensure that waiting passengers have some form of protection from the elements."
"So I am pleased that the stops at and opposite the prison are included in Strathclyde Partnership for Transport's bus shelter capital upgrading programme.
"Hopefully these shelters will be in place before the end of the year."
Jo's letter to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is below:
Mr EC Stewart
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
12 West George Street
Dear Mr Stewart,
The above named constituent has contacted me regarding the First 88 service bus stop outside HMP Low Moss in Bishopbriggs.
The constituent, who represents Low Moss Community Volunteer Group, would like to see a bus shelter installed at the stop for the convenience of those many people using the stop. I would be grateful if you could look in to installing a shelter at this location.
Many thanks for your consideration of this matter and I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.
Jo Swinson MP