Friday, September 17, 2021

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 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 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...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Alliance Transport Technologies ‘strives to improve air quality’ with retrofitting

Emissions upgrades and retrofit specialist Alliance Transport Technologies (ATT) says its retrofit programme is playing a crucial role in the fight against air pollution...

All new London buses will be zero-emission, pledges Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for use in the capital will be...