Wales Bus Emergency Scheme extended

Wales Bus Emergency Scheme extended to financial year end

The Welsh Government has extended the Bus Emergency Scheme in Wales to the end of the current financial year with an allocation of a...
Long-term bus funding call by UTG

Long-term bus funding deals needed for recovery, says UTG

Long-term government funding settlements for the bus industry and an expansion of the powers of city region local transport authorities (LTAs) are required if...

Rule of six won’t apply to coaches in England, DfT confirms

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that the newly announced ‘rule of six’ social distancing regulations will not affect coach tour operators in...
Sheffield Clean Air Zone

Sheffield is latest city to reconsider Clean Air Zone plans

Sheffield City Council is a further local authority to revisit existing proposals for a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ). The decision follows major changes...
passengers

Environment and economy depend on bus passengers

More support is needed from the government to encourage people back on the buses, says CPT CEO It’s time for people to go back to...
Proactivity

Steve Whiteway – Proactivity: Giving you the edge in these challenging times

The industry may have a long road to recovery, but there is strength in numbers. Staying informed, proactivity and collaboration are key. A recent short...
Bus Strategy

Bus strategy must look beyond the industry

The government now wishes to see an independent bus industry – but any strategy to improve its commercial viability must look beyond the industry...
subsidy

Could subsidy classify bus operators as nationalised?

‘Integrity’ of the deregulated bus market could hang in the balance if passengers don’t get back on board, says our Westminster man It’s nearly six...
the future

Back to school, back to the future

LowCVP continues to develop policy that gets the industry back on track for the future; a cleaner, greener future with coach and bus at...
Home-to-school payments

LTAs given flexibility on home-to-school transport funding, DfT confirms

The Department for Transport (DfT) has written to local transport authorities (LTAs) and directors of childrens services for local authorities in England ahead of...
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ADL welcomes SULEBS money

SULEBS an ‘urgent step’ in restoring bus demand, says ADL

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s award of £7.4m through the Scottish Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme (SULEBS), describing it as an “urgently...
TfL coach and bus scrappage and retrofit scheme

TfL gives details of coach and bus scrappage and retrofit fund

Transport for London (TfL) has announced details of its scrappage and retrofit scheme to help smaller coach and bus operators to upgrade and replace...
TNS Travel Scania Snippet

TNS Travel takes its first Scania Touring

Walsall-based TNS Travel has added a late model used Scania Touring HD to its fleet, with full PSVAR specification. The vehicle is based on the...