Monday, August 15, 2022

Passenger Focus calls for punctuality partnership

Independent watchdog Passenger Focus has called on bus bosses to make better use of data to get buses running on time. Publishing its report of...

Arriva App to drive growth among existing users

Research by Arriva shows that 91% of bus users would be more inclined to use the bus if they knew exactly when their service...

10 killed and many injured in German coach crash

A crash involving several buses on a highway in eastern Germany has killed 10 people and injured 69. . The crash near Dresden occurred shortly...

Are you using Passenger Focus data?

Passenger Focus (PF) wants to find out how bus operators and local transport authorities have been using the data that the Bus Passenger Survey...

Nottingham ticketing goes ‘smart’

Nottingham City Council has begun the first phase of a 1.5m upgrade to its ticketing systems. . The upgrade will include new on-street ticket machines,...

Rugby playing 13-year-old injured in coach exit fall

A 13-year-old boy from a Welsh rugby club suffered serious injuriesafter falling from the rear emergency door of a moving coach near Bristol on...

Teenagers to benefit from EYMS discount card

East Yorkshire Motor Services has launched a new discount card for 16-18 year olds. The 'Go Card', which gives young people 20% off bus fares,...

Bus passenger satisfaction improves says survey

Passenger Focus' latest Bus Passenger Survey reveals that the overall satisfaction rating of passengers' bus journeys has gone up from 84% to 88%. . Notable improvements...

First’s updated bus app offers single fares lookup

Bus users in the West of England are now able to look up the cost of single journeys on First buses before boarding, thanks...

‘Grey pound’ has room to grow

A West Country coach company is among businesses that have benefited from the economic influence of the 'grey pound'. Weston-super-Mare-based Bakers Dolphin has seen many...

Baroness Vere to deliver keynote at Euro Bus Expo

Under-Secretary of State for Transport Baroness Vere (pictured) is the first confirmed speaker in the Masterclass Theatre at industry trade show Euro Bus Expo,...