Saturday, September 18, 2021
Oxford coach parking strategy

Oxford set to develop coach parking and drop-off strategy

Oxford City Council (OCC) has allocated £20,000 from its 2021/22 draft budget to develop a coach drop-off and parking strategy for the city. The...
Bus patronage figures for early January 2021

Bus patronage in early 2021 avoids return to mid-2020 depths

Bus patronage in Britain predictably plummeted in the early days of 2021 after strengthened movement restrictions were introduced. But it has not plumbed the...
Road reallocation

Coach and bus industry must ‘grasp opportunities’ in sector recovery

Economic restructure and changing travel habits make recovery curve elusive; industry must remain agile during rebound Recovery of the coach and bus market remains uncertain,...
National Express student travel window

Student travel window drives National Express usage growth

National Express has seen demand for its scheduled coach services more than double during the first stages of the student travel window for homeward-bound...
National coach network plans for December 2020

‘National coach network’ talks with DfT over December demand

Coaches are set to play a part in the transport operation to enable homeward travel for many during December. Operators of scheduled services and...
First Bus app award win

First Bus app recognised at virtual awards ceremony

First Bus and its app partner Future Platforms have been declared victorious in the Travel App of the Year category at the UK App...
Coach industry survey deadline extended

Deadline extended for coach industry passenger survey

The deadline for completion of the Backstop survey into the number of passengers carried by the coach industry has been extended by one week...
Bus use figures

Bus use takes moderate hit from England restrictions – figures

The latest figures on bus use in Great Britain show that overall patronage has taken a predictable hit since the introduction of additional restrictions...

Bus patronage recovery rate variation exposed by survey

The extent of variation in the rate of bus patronage recovery outside London has been exposed by data collated by the Ten Per Cent...

Lack of coach support indicates ‘rampant ageism’, says coach insurance specialist

Coach insurance specialist McCarron Coates has suggested ageism is a key factor behind a lack of government support for the UK’s coach sector. The firm...

All new London buses will be zero-emission, pledges Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for use in the capital will be...