PSVAR legal action threatened by operator group

A group of operators that disagree with exemptions to PSVAR issued by the government and which are threatening legal action are “at the stage...
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Wales buses bill: Franchising among proposals

Franchising for buses in Wales and the creation of local authority (LA)-owned operators in the country are among powers that are proposed in the...
Birmingham CAZ

Birmingham CAZ set for summer launch

Birmingham City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to introduce the city’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) this summer. If follows speculation that the CAZ would be...
Fishers Tours PSVAR

Fishers Tours explores legal action over PSVAR

Coach operator Fishers Tours of Dundee is threatening to sue the Department for Transport (DfT) for damages relating to exemptions awarded to requirements for...
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London LEZ: Be prepared for changes

On 26 October, emissions standards for the London LEZ will tighten. TfL hosted a session to educate operators on requirements and enforcement. Here’s what...
CPT Coach Conference

CPT Coach Conference discusses sector’s issues

In a rapidly evolving coach industry, communication is crucial. That was one of the key strands that tied together presentations from a varied line-up...
PSVAR exemption

PSVAR exemption is granted by DfT

The Department for Transport (DfT) has made a concession to how PSVAR is applied to home to school transport by introducing a limited temporary...

Manchester franchising would add £81m to public purse

Franchised buses will cost every household an extra £68 a year, says report commissioned by OneBus Mayor Andy Burnham’s plans to franchise buses in Manchester...
Portsmouth CAZ

Portsmouth CAZ gets go-ahead at cabinet meeting

Portsmouth City Council (PCC) has approved a proposal for the introduction of a Class B Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in the city. It will call...

CPT Bus strategy: Is this a pivotal moment?

Partnership working should be at the heart of buses’ future. That is the message from the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), which launched its...
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Transport Manager furlough advice issued

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have issued advice to operators that are considering placing a Transport Manager (TM) on furlough during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The...
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London LEZ change postponed to February 2021

Transport for London has announced that forthcoming changes to the capital’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) that will mandate Euro VI compliance of coaches and...
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Ticketer and Passenger partner up to provide bus tracking

Transport technology providers Ticketer and Passenger are working together to roll out live vehicle tracking to operators UK-wide. Passenger’s ‘Live Buses’ capability will be applied...