Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Scottish Bus Week between 23 and 29 May 2022

Scottish Bus Week debuts to celebrate the industry

The first Scottish Bus Week is being held between Monday 23 and Sunday 29 May as a celebration “of all that the bus can...
Concessionary travel market is key for bus industry, says Alex Warner

‘Proactive engagement with concessionary travel is key for bus’

Bus operators must be proactive in attracting concessionary travel passholders to their services rather that criticising those schemes for poor returns, Managing Director of...
Bus industry must work closely with Generation Z

‘Bus industry must understand, and engage with, Generation Z’

Bus operators must understand the requirements of Generation Z customers and accept that it takes more to please them, Blackpool Transport Marketing Manager Shane...
Fflecsi Blaenau Gwent operated by Stagecoach

Fflecsi in Blaenau Gwent ‘averaging nearly 1,000 weekly rides’

The Fflecsi demand responsive minibus service pilot in Blaenau Gwent has delivered over 30,000 passenger journeys in less than 11 months of operation and...
Oxford Bus Company Airline coach and MD Phil Southall

Oxford Bus Company Airline usage at 75% of pre-pandemic

Patronage on the Oxford Bus Company Airline service to Heathrow and Gatwick airports has returned to 75% of pre-pandemic levels, the Go-Ahead Group subsidiary...
Leicester contactless capping introduced across operators

Leicester introduces multi-operator contactless capping

Three bus operators and other stakeholders in Leicester have formally launched multi-operator contactless payments with daily or weekly capping. It is a development of...
PlusBus to be available in digital format from summer 2022

PlusBus set to be available in digital format ‘from this summer’

The PlusBus rail fare add-on that gives bus travel within a defined area surrounding certain rail stations is set to become available in digital...
National Express working with Clearpay

National Express offers ticket payment via Clearpay

National Express is offering customers on its scheduled coach network the opportunity to purchase tickets using 'buy now, pay later' provider Clearpay. The option will...
First Bus Billy And John

First Bus driver demonstrates importance of life saving skills

First Bus has reunited a heroic driver with the passenger whose life he saved, to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day (17 February). Driver William...
Bus patronage recovery rate is disappointing, says Ten Per Cent Club

Current bus patronage recovery rate ‘hugely disappointing’

The rate of bus patronage recovery continues to show wide variance between operators, industry managers’ group the Ten Per Cent Club has revealed in...

Brighton & Hove Metrobus – Operations Director

Brighton & Hove Metrobus are recruiting for an Operations Director at their head office in Hove. Are you passionate about the bus industry with ambitious...