Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Taken on trust

Trust is the fundamental part of our industry. We trust our passengers to pay, and for them to be ready when the coach turns...

A disease left unchecked

Medically speaking, the world has eradicated, or at least controlled, some of the worst diseases known to mankind. Yet when it comes to problems...

The struggle for convenience

The financial crash eight years ago and the subsequent years of hardship are not fondly remembered by anybody – least of all those in...

Two problems in a nutshell

In the week that the Transport Select Committee met to grill operators and others on the Bus Services Bill, it’s not surprising that who controls...

In whose shoes do you walk?

Stand back from your business for a moment and consider this: If you had the power to change things what would you do? Specifically...

Has the dust settled yet?

How confident are you feeling about your business prospects? It’s a question that’s constantly being asked in the industry, particularly in the wake of...

Show how good you are

It’s no surprise that Jeremy Corbyn has plans to renationalise buses. This has long been thought of as a Labour policy, and it was...

We’re stuck with traffic

Congestion is properly a catch-22, a situation we're all guilty of perpetuating. When traffic is bad, the bus is late, and would-be modal shifters...

The wind changes in London

Good news this week, as the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has negotiated 30 new coach parking spaces in London, with the help of...

Time for new relationships

Politically, only one story continues to dominate the headlines: ‘Brexit’. Indeed, that the US Presidential race and Donald Trump’s pronouncements have been getting more national...

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...