Graham Vidler: ‘Government messaging needs to change’

Confederation of Passenger Transport CEO Graham Vidler urges ‘avoid public transport’ message to change for coach and bus to reach its ‘full role in...
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The green recovery and shaking the BSOG tree

LowCVP Project Manager Daniel Hayes examines how the hard stop of COVID-19 could be used for a positive ‘green recovery’ in public transport –...
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Help keep Britain’s arteries open – Back Britain’s Coaches

Steve Whiteway reflects on the growing success of the Back Britain’s Coaches campaign and urges operators to continue the call for support from government Just...

Zeelo: Safer public transport for a strong recovery in 2020

Sam Ryan, co-founder and CEO of Zeelo, shares with routeone details of measures to protect users of its services - and an action plan...
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The Confederation of Passenger Transport is still fighting on your behalf

Graham Vidler discusses CPT's proposals to government and what will be required to revive a thriving coach and bus industry Too many circumstances are described...

Back Britain’s Coaches – CPT needs your help

CPT President Steve Whiteway calls for the industry to come together for the Back Britain’s Coaches campaign, to help deliver the support needed from...
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LowCVP lockdown diary: Week 3, day 23

As the number of new COVID-19 cases begins to wane, LowCVP’s Dan Hayes reflects on the changing landscape of low carbon Britain pre- and...

TCs and operators – recognise the value in a good TM

In one Mike Jewell’s legal columns, he reported that ‘after expressing concern about (the Transport Manager’s (TM’s) level of payment, the Deputy Traffic Commissioner...
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Recovery will be a long time coming

It goes without saying that the coach industry is being affected worse than many other businesses in the country due to the effects of...

CPT will continue to push for support

CPT is working to ensure government maintains policies to assist operators through the pandemic It’s become a cliché to say these are unprecedented times. But...
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Cornwall Council joins calls for coach industry support

Cornwall Council has passed a motion that calls for government support for the coach industry. It will now ask Westminster to consider measures to...
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First Bus makes 2035 zero-emission commitment

First Bus has committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet in the UK by 2035. As part of that, it does not plan to...

Examining the market for day trips as lockdown eases

As lockdown eases and tourism resumes across the UK, the question of whether coach tourism is viable for venues enforcing social distancing comes into...