Thursday, December 3, 2020
Spending Review CPT response

Spending Review draws mixed response from CPT

Details of the Spending Review 2020’s impact on the coach and bus sector have attracted a mixed response from the Confederation of Passenger Transport...
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...
Manchester bus franchising

Manchester bus franchising set for another consultation

A further consultation on regional bus franchising plans will be laid before the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for approval on 27 November. It...
4000 zero-emission buses

4,000 zero-emission buses plan to start delivery in 2021

The government will invest £120m in 2021 to begin the introduction of its promised 4,000 zero-emission buses. It will also publish the long-anticipated National...
LowCVP approach to emission control zones

LowCVP: Working for a consistent policy approach

One thing that we like to bring together at LowCVP is national, regional and local policy measures. Whenever we engage with policymakers from across...
West Yorkshire enhanced bus partnership plans

West Yorkshire enhanced bus partnership planning underway

Plans are being developed for a proposed enhanced partnership between bus operators and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) in a move that suggests...
Coach operator survey

Coach operator survey: Industry urged to share passenger data

Every coach operator in the country has been urged to complete a survey on passenger numbers. Its results will add weight to the industry’s...
Is a National Bus Strategy still needed?

Does pandemic change the need for a National Bus Strategy?

A second national lockdown in England, based – it now seems – on out of date data and inaccurate modelling forecasts, is not good...
Coach industry support calls from Emma Hardy MP

Coach industry ally underlines call to government for support

Coach industry political ally Emma Hardy, Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (pictured, above), has called on the government to act...
Bus Priority Fund Scotland

Bus Partnership Fund to handle £500m Scottish priority spend

The already-announced investment of over £500m in bus priority measures by Transport Scotland (TS) will take the form of a competitive Bus Partnership Fund. The...

TotalKare launches new brake test savings calculator

The decision to bring brake testing in-house is an important one, and businesses have to weigh up the cost of the equipment against the...