Let's Talk about our Fife

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Let's Talk... about Transporting People

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The council spends £22million every year on various types of transport, to help different people travel around Fife for different reasons.

These are vital services and we want you to help us explore whether we could do anything differently to meet people’s needs and get the best possible value from limited budgets.

This is more than consultation. We’re trying a new way to involve people in designing the future of council services - in this case subsidised passenger transport services.

Through a series of conversations between now and September 2020 we want to discuss: what’s already working well; what opportunities and constraints are out there; what options are feasible for the future and which options people prefer.

Register with this site to join in the debate!

Find out more about the range of transport the council provides and subsidises.

Stage 1: Discover

September - December 2019

Help everyone get a better understanding of what the council provides now - and why we do it.
◾Think about what works well now.
◾Ask us questions about existing services if you want to know more.

Stage 2: Dream

October - December 2019

Explore how things might be in an ideal world and what might be needed in the future.
◾Online and offline discussions.
◾Gathering ideas.

Stage 3: Design Together

February - May 2020

Present back people's dreams, any challenges and gather more feedback on potential service design options.
◾Space for deliberation to weigh up and develop options for the future.

Stage 4: Decide

August - September 2020

Present a range of feasible options.
◾Community vote on preferred service designs.

After the community vote, proposals for any changes to policy, service delivery levels or spending requirements will have to be built into the 2021 budget process. Councillors decide each February how the overall budget is spent.

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