Port Elizabeth - Issues pertaining to scholar transport in the Eastern Cape will come under the spotlight with Department of Transport MEC, Weziwe Tikana expected to host a consultation session in Mthatha on Thursday.
The consultation session is aimed at affording relevant stakeholders an opportunity to give input to the draft revised Scholar Transport Policy.
According to the department, the draft policy takes into account lessons learnt and emerging issues in the implementation of the scholar transport programme.
Parents of the children as well as transport operators tasked with ferrying the children safely and on time to and from school have been invited to participate.
Tikana urged stakeholders to present suggestions which could improve the scholar transport programme moving forward.