Thursday, January 26, 2023

Stagecoach East marks one year of Ting on-demand service

Stagecoach East is celebrating the one-year anniversary of operating the demand-responsive transport service, Ting, as it transfers to Vectare. Launched with technology provider Via in...
PickMeUp coming to High Wycombe

PickMeUp DRT coming to High Wycombe in September

The PickMeUp demand responsive minibus transport brand is to make a return when Go-Ahead subsidiary Carousel Buses introduces it in High Wycombe in September,...
Community transport use in Wales back to pre-pandemic levels

Community transport use back to pre-pandemic levels in Wales

Ridership on community transport services in Wales has returned to pre-pandemic levels while on buses in the country the rate of return is still...
Fflecsi Blaenau Gwent operated by Stagecoach

Fflecsi in Blaenau Gwent ‘averaging nearly 1,000 weekly rides’

The Fflecsi demand responsive minibus service pilot in Blaenau Gwent has delivered over 30,000 passenger journeys in less than 11 months of operation and...
Borders Buses launches Pingo DRT

Borders Buses launches Pingo demand responsive service

Borders Buses has launched Pingo, an app-based demand responsive transport product supported by Scottish Borders Council. It serves Berwickshire, including Cockburnspath, Coldstream, Gordon and...

Committee evidence session majors on DRT in rebuilding bus services

Demand-responsive transport is the "most interesting" proposition due to be implemented in the West Midlands, according to Chris Lane, Head of Transport Innovation at...
EVM e-Cityline battery-electric minibus for Fflecsi Ruthin

Fflecsi DRT debuts first battery-electric vehicle in Ruthin

The Fflecsi demand responsive minibus product in Wales has welcomed its first zero-emission vehicle after an EVM e-Cityline battery-electric minibus was placed into service...

Demand-responsive transport: Time to look at it differently?

Last month routeone asked the question: Is demand-responsive commercially viable? One operator responds yes, but it may require a change of mindset… Last month routeone...

Ingredients for success of demand responsive transport?

As one demand responsive transport service ended last year, another began. We talk to those involved to find out their key learnings and ask the question –...
Ticketer and Padam Mobility in DRT collaboration

Ticketer and Padam work to connect DRT with fixed-route buses

Ticketer and flexible mobility software solutions provider Padam Mobility have formed a partnership that the two businesses say widens “the opportunities for further demand-responsive...
Wrightbus UK Sales Manager Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...