1, Social Distancing
If you are using the city centre then please ensure to continue to social distance. There will be reminders around the city. Current government guidelines advises that you keep 2 meters apart at any time. That is more than a broom held at arms length!
2, Car Parking
If you are driving into Hull then be aware that all parking will be chargeable from the 15th June.
Residents with residential or disabled parking permits which expired after 24 March will be valid until 30 June 2020.
In a continued effort to promote social distancing and cashless payments, motorists should access the MiPermit scheme which offers a safer and cleaner more convenient way to pay for parking.
This can be accessed here or by downloading the MiPermit app to your phone.
Details for parking at King William House can be found here
St Stephens car park are now offering £2 for 4 hours when you park in their Multi-Storey Carpark. £2 all Day Sunday. The car park is open 24 hours, 7 Days a week.
3, Public Transport
Basically the message when travelling by public transport is:
- Allow extra time for your journey and try to travel at quiet times.
- Check operators latest timetables before you travel, via website of respective operator:
- To allow for social distancing buses will have limited capacity. If your bus has a BUS FULL sign please be prepared to wait for the next bus.
- Please be kind and look out for other passengers who might need to travel more urgently than you.
- Take note and follow any posters at your bus stop which offer guidance about how to travel safely.
- At bus stops, try to keep 2 metres away from anyone else in the queue.
- Let people off the bus before you get on and try to keep a safe distance between you, the driver and other customers.
- Pay by contactless card, travelcard or mobile ticket where possible.
- The Government has announced that wearing a face covering will be mandatory in England when using public transport from 15 June.
- It’s important that you thoroughly wash or sanitise your hands before and after you travel as hand sanitiser is not provided on board.
Social distancing on the bus:
- Sit in the window seat, leaving the seats in front and behind you empty and don’t sit directly behind the driver.
- Only one person can sit in a double seat, unless you’re with a member of your household.
- If you’re physically able to use the top deck of the bus please do as this keeps seats free on the lower deck for people who are unable to use the stairs.
- Don’t stand on the bus.
- Once you’re on the bus open a window, if you can, to help with ventilation.
- When leaving the bus stay seated, ring the bell and take everything with you.
Paying for your journey:
- You can use contactless payment methods on all our buses.
- You can also buy tickets online and on our app.
- If you can only use cash, please have the exact fare.
- Only come into the interchange if absolutely necessary, there is not the space at the interchange with social distancing.
- Use stops around the city to get on/off your bus instead.
EYMS Buses are now running on enhanced timetables, which have seen most services that are currently running on lockdown timetables getting extra journeys, and many routes that were suspended at the start of lockdown returning.
You can find out more about the latest updates from EYMS here
Have issued advice to travellers which includes allowing extra time for your journey and try to travel at quiet times. They have introduced a new busy bus indicator in their live map view, on the Stagecoach Bus App, to show the busiest and quietest times to travel, based on how many people normally use the service.
You can find more infromation from Stagecoach here