Saturday, September 25, 2021

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 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 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...

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 ‘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: 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 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 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...

Arriva confident in DRT as Sittingbourne ArrivaClick pilot ends

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

GoSutton DRT service to commence 12-month trial

Transport for London (TfL) will work with Go-Ahead and ViaVan to deliver a 12-month ‘on-demand’ bus trial in Sutton christened GoSutton. It launched on...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...