Friday, September 17, 2021
Zero emission buses with Stagecoach West Scotland

Scotland 2023 zero-emission buses majority pledge questioned

Questions centring on funding and achievability have been raised by industry figures after the Scottish Government underlined its aspiration for zero-emission buses to have...
Scottish bus support scheme extended to 31 March 2022

Scottish COVID-19 bus support extended to 31 March 2022

The Scottish Government has extended the COVID-19 Support Grant – Restart (CSG-R) scheme in a move that will see a further up to £42m...
TBF online membership portal goes live

TBF online membership portal goes live

TBF members are now able to personally access their membership account online. Access is through the TBF website or via mypage.tbf.org.uk Once logged in members...
PSVAR exemptions clarity issued by trade body RHA

Clarity on PSVAR exemptions post-April 2022 needed ‘quickly’

Clarity on how PSVAR exemptions will apply from April 2022 is required “quickly” if the coach sector is to plan for them effectively, a...
Harrogate ZEBRA bid sparks controversy

Harrogate ZEBRA bid unrest after operator’s ‘excluded’ claim

The North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) bid to the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme has sparked controversy after one operator in Harrogate...
CPT and DfT webinar to examine the safety of women on buses

CPT and DfT webinar to examine women’s safety on buses

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT), will host an online summit on Thursday 16 September that...
Bus Users and Disability Rights UK to hold accessibility webinar series

Bus accessibility webinar series to tie in with BSIP preparation

Campaign groups Bus Users and Disability Rights UK will hold three webinar events later in September under the Let’s talk accessibility banner. They aim...
Flowbird offers Enhanced Partnership ready ticketing and payments package

Flowbird offers EP-ready ticketing and payments package

Bus ticketing and payments specialist Flowbird has launched a new technology package that it says is ideal as operators plan enhanced partnerships with local...
King Coaches to be launched by First Aberdeen

First Aberdeen to relaunch coach arm as King Coaches

First Aberdeen is to relaunch its coaching arm as King Coaches. It says that an investment of over £1.2m will soon see a fleet...
BTTS to return in 2023 after 2021 event on 22 and 23 September

BTTS to return in 2023 after September event at NEC

The British Tourism and Travel Show (BTTS) will not be held in 2022, and instead will return to its traditional March position for 2023...

Stagecoach outlines net zero ambitions for Scotland’s Climate Week

Stagecoach has outlined its net zero plans in Scotland to mark Scotland's Climate Week event, held 13 – 19 September. That roadmap includes £21.4m investment...