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Hearing Impaired to Access Driver’s Licences

Hearing impaired Jamaicans will soon be able to access facilities for testing and certification to legally acquire driver’s licences. Speaking at a recent JIS Think Tank session, Director of the Island Traffic Authority (ITA), Paul Clemetson, explained that the Road … Continued


Fisheries Division Gets Motorcycle

The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, has acquired a motorcycle, which will enhance its capacity to manage and protect Jamaica’s fisheries resources. Speaking Wednesday (Feb.11) at the handing over ceremony, at the Ministry, Hope Gardens, Kingston, Minister of … Continued


JUTC Rolls Out Improved, New Bus Service

Thirteen of 50 newly acquired Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses rolled out on three Corporate Area routes this morning, heralding the start of an improved service for commuters. Corporate Communications Manager at the JUTC, Reginald Allen, told JIS News … Continued


New Bridge Opens in Milk River

A new bridge has been constructed in Milk River, South West Clarendon, under the Government’s US$40 million Bridge Replacement Programme. The new bridge will facilitate the movement of pedestrian and vehicular traffic, which traverse this major roadway on a daily … Continued


Portmore to Get Bulk of New Volvo Buses

Portmore commuters can expect a significant improvement in the quality of service provided by the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), with 25 of 50 newly acquired Volvo buses to be deployed to that route. Marketing and Sales Manager of the … Continued


24 JUTC Express Routes Fully Cashless

Effective today (Feb. 2), 24 express bus routes served by the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), will operate a full cashless system. “All riders on these buses will now require Smart Cards to complete their journey,” said Marketing and Sales … Continued


NSWMA Looking to Install GPS on Garbage Trucks

The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), has started negotiations towards installing Global Positioning Systems (GPS) on its fleet of garbage trucks. Mayor of Kingston and St. Andrew, Senator Desmond McKenzie, in his contribution to the State of the Nation … Continued

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