Saturday, May 28, 2022
Staffordshire County Council to backdate uplift in transport rate

Staffs CC allocates £1.9m to H2S and local service rate uplift

Staffordshire County Council (SCC) has released £1.89m of funding for financial year 2022/23 to provide a rate uplift to operators of contracted home-to-school and...
Andy Burnham speak about Manchester CAZ

Burnham underlines Manchester CAZ shift to non-charging

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has underlined his existing wish to see a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in the city region that does...
Bus stop removal plans cause controversey

Bus stop removal plans contradict BSIP work, says operator

A row has broken out over a highway remodelling proposal by Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) that will see the removal of a bus stop...
Government skips Eurotunnel coach bookings row

Government swerves Eurotunnel coach bookings row

Pressure on Eurotunnel to rethink changes made to its policies around coach bookings continues, although the government has advised one coach business that ministers...
Does DfT accept that National Bus Strategy aims are unachievable?

Has DfT accepted that National Bus Strategy is a pipedream?

Having spent months preparing Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIPs), surely one of the most comprehensive reviews of English local transport authorities’ bus networks for...

UKCOA Interview: Anthony Marett

Peter Bradley converses with Anthony Marett, who is the new Vice Chair of UKCOA Anthony Marett is best known in the coach industry as the...

NBS ‘only a reasonable start at best’

While he welcomed the Natonal Bus Strategy and the vision that created it, CPT President Ralph Roberts argues ‘a lack of ambition’ is being displayed...

‘The time for action is now’

The next few months are crucial to the future of bus travel. The biggest national factor will be the extent to which the UK...
Rotala secures appeal against Manchester bus franchising Judicial Review rejection

Rotala to appeal GM franchising Judicial Review claim rejection

Rotala has been granted leave to appeal the decision of Mr Justice Julian Knowles to reject its application for Judicial Review of elements of...
ScotZEB2 must consider smaller and rural operators in awarding funding

ScotZEB2 ‘must prioritise smaller and rural bus operators’

Any phase two of the Scottish Zero Emission Bus challenge fund (ScotZEB2) must ensure that smaller operators and those in more rural areas do...

BYD ADL partnership delivers 1000th BEV to Stagecoach Bluebird

The BYD Alexander Dennis (ADL) partnership has delivered its 1000th zero-emission battery-electric vehicle (BEV). The anniversary vehicle is a BYD ADL Enviro400EV, part-funded by the...