Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Bus patronage recovery destined to be challenging

Bus patronage recovery ‘a challenge for rest of the decade’

That the bus industry overall may return to only around 90% of pre-COVID-19 patronage through the rest of the current decade was among ideas...
BRTuk lunchtime masterclasses to return on 19 May

BRTuk lunchtime masterclasses to return on 19 May

Campaign group BRTuk will commence a further series of free-to-attend lunchtime masterclasses on bus rapid transit and the wider future of the industry in...
Abellio London to continue electrification work in 2022

Abellio London portfolio grows as electrification to continue

Abellio London will continue the electrification of its fleet with two first-of-type vehicle deployments in the capital over coming months. That work is to...
Bus reregulation proposals in Wales could be good news, says Adventure Travel MD Adam Keen

Wales bus reregulation ‘can be good news’ – but detail needed

Proposals for reregulation of the bus network in Wales have the potential to work and become “a good news story,” but more clarity and...
Stoke-on-Trent BSIP is among those funded by government

Under half of BSIP submissions are funded in £1.1bn award

Only 31 Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) submissions in England out of the over 70 prepared by local authorities have been funded after an...
Bus franchising white paper in Wales published by Welsh Government

Bus franchising in Wales white paper published

The Welsh Government has published a white paper on the future of bus services and bus franchising in Wales, called One Network, One Timetable,...
Go North East Platinum Jubilee bus

Go North East unveils Platinum Jubilee Enviro400

Go North East (GNE) is another operator to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year with a specially-liveried vehicle. It has repainted an Alexander Dennis...
Bus priority enjoys strong public support, research shows

Bus priority has high level of public support, research shows

Provision of bus priority measures enjoys strong public support, research conducted on behalf of the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has shown. The work captures...
ENCTS payments at 100% of pre-pandemic levels is contingent on service promotion, says Staffs CC

100% ENCTS reimbursement ‘reliant on service promotion’: LA

Continuation of ENCTS reimbursement by Staffordshire County Council at 100% of pre-pandemic levels for a further six months from April is contingent on bus...
Brylaine continues suspension of Saturday bus services

Driver shortage prolongs Brylaine Saturday service suspension

An ongoing shortage of drivers means that Lincolnshire bus operator Brylaine will continue the suspension of its commercial Saturday services for a further four...

Burnham underlines Manchester CAZ shift to non-charging

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has underlined his existing wish to see a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in the city region that does...