Re: Re: Competitive tendering hasn’t delivered for public transport, so why reward poor performance?

Transdev in Melbourne has many buses off the road (hooray) and I is
borrowing buses left, right and centre to keep services going.

On 11 October 2017 at 11:53,prescottt@... [TramsDownUnder] < TramsDownUnder@...> wrote:



> Yet Transdev is performing excellently in Perth. The difference? The

> diligence and competence of the agency managing the contract. A recent

> report I think posted here a while ago found that these operating contracts

> were running very well in Perth and Adelaide and somewhat less competently

> in Melbourne and Sydney. Performance benchmarks and minimum levels of

> competence also need to be set for the state agencies and neither should

> they be rewarded for failure but expected to run a tight ship. It takes two

> to tango.



best wishes,
David in
{Before you change anything, learn why it is the way it is.)