Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Bus funding in England not fast enough says CPT

£1.2bn bus funding release for cities in England ‘falls far short’

Concern has again been raised that ministers are unduly dragging their heels in delivering the promised £3bn funding towards better bus services in England...
50000 users for Passenger myTrip platform in litte over a year

Passenger myTrip exceeds 50,000 users in little over a year

Passenger has announced that its myTrip app and website platform has exceeded 50,000 users since it launched a little over a year ago.  Having debuted...
SSE and Swarco want bus charging infrastructure opened to other businesses

EV bus charging infrastructure: ‘Open it to others’, say suppliers

Opening battery-electric charging infrastructure in bus depots to other businesses that run electric vehicles “would help to accelerate the UK’s transition to low carbon...
DVSA heavy vehicle testing focus group call to operators

DVSA seeks operators for heavy vehicle testing focus groups

DVSA is seeking operators to participate in a series of focus group events that it will hold as part of its ongoing work to...
Edward Hodgson

Edward Hodgson will remain as MD for Stagecoach South

Managing Director for Stagecoach South Edward Hodgson, who earlier this year announced his intention to depart from the group, has decided he will remain...
NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR updates

Webinar: NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR...

NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR updates The government has now closed many of its COVID assistance schemes,...
Transport Focus Bus User Weekly Survey launched

Bus User Weekly Survey launched by Transport Focus

Transport Focus has launched the Bus User Weekly Survey. It tracks week-by-week levels of satisfaction with their most recent journey via the mode among...
Park Lane coach parking in London under threat

Permanent removal for most Park Lane coach parking bays?

Permanent removal of most coach parking bays on Park Lane in London has been floated by Transport for London (TfL) – despite the impending...
FirstGroup sells Greyhound business to FlixBus parent FlixMobility

FirstGroup sells Greyhound to FlixBus parent FlixMobility

FirstGroup has completed its exit from the North American passenger transport market with the sale of the Greyhound business to FlixMobility, parent of the...
Temporary bus service variation mechanism extended to 31 March 2022

Temporary service variation mechanism extended into 2022

Any registered bus service operating under the temporary variation mechanism that was introduced early in the COVID-19 pandemic can now do so until 31...

Southern Vectis donates coach to Zambian training school

A coach operated by Go-Ahead owned Southern Vectis set off on a journey to Zambia this week, after the operator donated it to a...