Thursday, September 29, 2022
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...
HertsLynx demand responsive transport launched

HertsLynx demand responsive service launched in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) launched the HertsLynx demand responsive transport (DRT) service in the east and north of the county on Sunday 19 September....
Fflecsi service in Newport to expand citywide

Newport Fflecsi DRT to expand to give citywide coverage

The demand-responsive Fflecsi service in Newport is to see “a huge expansion” later this summer to cover the whole of the city and complement...
Fflecsi in Blaenau Gwent

Fflecsi DRT service to be extended to Blaenau Gwent

Transport for Wales (TfW) will further extend its Fflecsi demand-responsive transport (DRT) trial on 14 June when the concept replaces two Stagecoach South Wales...

Obituary: Doree Barratt, pioneer of women in coaching

Doree Barratt, one of the coach industry’s first female drivers and for many years the head of well-known Cheshire operator Barratt's Coaches of Nantwich,...