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Get Glasgow Moving protest outside SPT offices in Glasgow

Get Glasgow Moving protest outside SPT offices in Glasgow.Get Glasgow Moving is a grassroots public transport campaign founded in 2016 by local people.We agreed to adopt the constitution below at our first Annual General Meeting held on 8 January 2019.The constitution entrusts the day-to-day running of the campaign to a volunteer Management Committee of 3-14 people drawn from our membership.Membership is open to any individual who supports the campaign’s objectives (as defined in the constitution below) or to affiliate organisations.In 2019 we received funding from the Foundation for Integrated Transport which enabled us to redesign our website and employ our campaigner, Rebecca Menzies, who worked with us from July 2019 – April 2020.The 2022 Management Committee are: Ellie Harrison (Chairperson), Susan Galloway (Treasurer), Katy Thomson (Secretary), Gavin Thomson, Brenda McKay, David Cody, Andrew Fry & Radeen Moncrieffe.GET GLASGOW MOVING CONSTITUTION1 NAMEThe name of the Group shall be Get Glasgow Moving, hereinafter referred to as “the Group”.2 OBJECTIVES2.1 To help expand Greater Glasgow’s economy, address inequality and social isolation, reduce toxic levels of air pollution and tackle climate change, by campaigning for a world-class, fully-integrated & accessible, publicly-owned & accountable, public transport network for everyone in our region.2.2 To campaign fora publicly-owned bus company for Greater Glasgow, which puts people before profit, and the re-regulation of the existing private bus companies (under ‘franchising’).a properly-funded, democratically-accountable ‘Transport for London-style’ regional transport authority which has power over the whole transport network (traffic/parking controls and public transport) as well as land-use planning, and which is constituted to re-invest all its income in expanding and improving services.ambitious schemes to improve, expand and better integrate the existing public transport network, including: extending the Subway, building the Glasgow Metro, Glasgow’s Crossrail and the Strathclyde Tram network and re-opening disused railway stations and lines.a simple multi-modal smartcard with a daily price cap.affordable fares and more free access to local public transport for marginalised groups, and eventually free public transport for all.any measures or initiatives that will improve, expand and better integrate Greater Glasgow’s active travel infrastructure and public transport network.2.3 To be an autonomous and transparent passenger-led Group, which is not affiliated with any political parties.2.4 To be an open and inclusive Group, which does not tolerate any form of discrimination against people with protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010, or against people from different socio-economic backgrounds.
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