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25/10/2017

Translink Launches Youth Summit

Youths in Northern Ireland are being given the opportunity to have their say on how Translink can help meet their current and future transport needs.

Registration for the Translink Youth Summit is now open.

The summit will address key areas such as technology and innovation, rural accessibility, tickets and active travel.

The Translink Youth Summit #TYS17 delivered in partnership with the Northern Ireland Youth Forum aims to understand the big issues in their lives in order to shape the future of public transport here.
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Chris Conway, Translink Group Chief Executive, said: "Our first ever Youth Summit will shine a spotlight on the attitudes and values of young people as we work hard to improve the bus and rail journey experience. Their insights will influence future decision-making and help make public transport your first choice for travel in Northern Ireland.

"We're committed to making public transport attractive for everyone; our 'Get On Board' Strategy is focussed on taking a collaborative approach to deliver a transformation in public transport, providing integrated services which connect people, enhance the economy and improve the environment. So it's essential we listen to young people to understand just what we’re getting right and what barriers they may be facing.

"The way we develop our transport infrastructure and services will have a major impact on the lives of younger generations so this Summit will be a great way to join together, take action and make progress."

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