Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Smaller operators and the road to net zero

This month, UKCOA Managing Director Peter Bradley covers an important issue set to affect the coach Industry over the next decade Since April, coach operators...
Cardiff Bus

Moving forward but uncertain times ahead

With a fleet of 36 electric vehicles delivering a step change for the business, and positive relationships in place with key stakeholders, Cardiff Bus...

CPT publishes Decarbonisation Dividend report

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) and WPI Economics have published the Decarbonisation Dividend report, which highlights the benefits of shifting car journeys to...
BEAR5 allocated further money to coach and bus emission reduction in Scotland

BEAR5 provides further £5m for emission reduction in Scotland

Up to £5m has been made available by the Scottish Government to a fifth phase of the Bus Emissions Abatement Retrofit Fund (BEAR5). It...

Zero Emission Coach Taskforce: Moving on to solutions

Phase one of ZECT is now complete. CPT will now launch a report which outlines the barriers between the coach sector and destination zero The...
Scottish Low Emission Zones are introduced without enforcement

Scottish Low Emission Zones start – but no enforcement yet

Full Low Emission Zones (LEZs) in the Scottish cities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow have been formally introduced – but no enforcement will...

CPT highlights ‘lack of clarity’ over ICE end sale date consultations

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has responded to the end sale date consultations for internal combustion engine (ICE) coaches and buses, highlighting a...
Andy Burnham speak about Manchester CAZ

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...

Passenger focus with tech at its heart: Ember

Ember takes a tech start-up approach to running coach services. routeone visits its Edinburgh head office to learn how technology is improving the passenger...
Tootbus London moves away from fossil fuels

Tootbus London vehicles move to 100% renewable energy

Sightseeing operator Tootbus London has switched all its vehicles away from fossil fuels to 100% reliance on renewable energy sources. Use of hydrotreated vegetable...

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,...