NHS in greater Glasgow has unveiled radical plans to cut traffic congestion in
the city by promoting healthier travel options for its 33,000-strong workforce
over the next decade.
to the Scotsman newspaper, NHS chiefs are looking at subsidised public
transport schemes, improved bus, rail and subway links, new cycle lanes and
interest-free bike loans.
Best, chief executive of Yorkhill NHS Trust, and transport group chairman, told the paper: "These plans will
increase travel options to work for our staff, improve access for our staff,
patients and visitors and help reduce congestion and its health-damaging
health service in Glasgow, as a major employer, must develop a co-ordinated
response to the challenges presented by transport. We must work with our
30,000-plus employees to see how we can help reduce congestion and