New transportation centre to be built in MoBay

The Government has announced plans to construct a new transportation centre in Montego Bay, St James, as part of efforts to ease persistent traffic congestion in the resort city.

This was disclosed by Transport and Mining Minister Audley Shaw, who said the new facility, to be named the Southern Transportation Centre, will be built on three acres of land owned by the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC).

It will complement the existing Northern Montego Bay Transportation Centre, deemed outgrown by the high volume of public passenger vehicles and commuters, which is in close proximity to the project site.

Shaw was speaking