University employees are being offered discounted bus travel after an analysis of this year’s Travel Survey revealed it was one of the top suggestions for improving bus travel.
More than 1000 members of staff completed the survey earlier this year. Of those taking part, a quarter already travel to work on public transport.
When asked how bus travel could be improved discounted tickets was one of the most popular suggestions alongside more frequent and more direct bus routes.
Trudy Cunningham, the University’s Environment and Sustainability Officer, said the results of the survey had been taken on board and discounted tickets arranged with Stagecoach.
“Discounted tickets was one of the most popular ways of improving bus travel,” she said. “So we have secured a 10% discount for employees on seven day and four week bus tickets with Stagecoach. However there is an introductory offer of 20% discount on first purchase if tickets are bought before the end of this month.”
Tickets can be purchased online at stagecoachbus.com or via the Stagecoach Bus app. Discounts are not available to buy from the driver. To obtain the introductory 20% discount offer enter the code ESCOT19DUNI20. After 30 April the 10% discount can be obtained by entering the code ESCOT19DUNI10.
Tickets eligible for discount include seven day and four week versions of the following:
(Click on the links to see the area each ticket type covers)
- Dundee Megarider
- Dundee Megarider Plus
- Tayside Megarider
- Fife Megarider Plus
- North East Fife Megarider
- East Scotland Megarider
A university email address ending with @dundee.ac.uk is necessary to obtain the discount.
The Travel Survey forms part of the University’s commitment to sustainable travel and to encouraging the use of efficient public and communal transport, cycling and walking.
To find out more about bus travel in and around Dundee visit www.dundeetravelinfo.com/bus.asp