Oxford PickMeUp

Oxford PickMeUp DRT to return in revised form?

The Oxford PickMeUp demand responsive transport (DRT) service ceased operation after completion of its two-year pilot scheme on Saturday 20 June – but it...
Go Coach ViaVan on-demand service sevenoaks

Go Coach and ViaVan launch on-demand transport in Sevenoaks

On-demand services are to replace a number of Go Coach bus routes in Sevenoaks, Kent, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Branded...
Tees Valley Flex

Tees Valley Flex minibus DRT pilot launches

The demand-responsive Tees Valley Flex minibus pilot launched last week in Hartlepool. It is operated by Stagecoach using nine low-floor Mercedes-Benz Sprinters, including seven...
PickMeUp

Oxford PickMeUp grows during final pilot phase

The demand responsive Oxford PickMeUp minibus service, operated by Go-Ahead Group subsidiary Oxford Bus Company (OBC), will be expanded into Horspath to the east...
DRT Report

DRT ‘is here to stay’, says report into the concept

Demand-responsive transport (DRT) has the potential to reduce traffic by up to 30%, a report from Boston Consulting Group claims. Analysts have studied four on-demand,...
Essex DaRT minibus

Essex DaRT: Knowing its demand responsive market

Many in the industry agree with the suggestion that demand responsive transport (DRT) is destined to increase in prominence. In Essex, it is already...
Slide Ealing

Slide Ealing is TfL’s second DRT service

Transport for London (TfL) is continuing its research into minibus-based demand responsive transport (DRT) with the launch of Slide Ealing. The service, which takes bookings...
ArrivaClick Watford

ArrivaClick coming to Watford, group announces

The ArrivaClick demand responsive minibus service will be expanded to Watford in March 2020 with seven minibuses. Watford is the fourth location for ArrivaClick, although...
ArrivaClick Sittingbourne

Arriva confident in DRT as Sittingbourne pilot ends

Arriva has announced that its ArrivaClick demand-responsive minibus pilot scheme in Sittingbourne will end on Saturday 16 November. The pilot was launched in 2017 to...
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