Sunday, March 7, 2021
Bradford Clean Air Zone set for January 2022

Bradford Clean Air Zone likely to start ‘by January 2022’

A Class C Clean Air Zone in Bradford should be operational “by January 2022” if plans are approved as recommended by members of the...
Roadmap in England requires more clarity for coach industry

Coach clarity call amid cautious England roadmap welcome

The coach industry has cautiously welcomed the government’s roadmap towards the removal of restrictions in England, but one trade body is seeking clarity on...
Proposed bus cuts in Nottingham

Proposed Nottingham CC bus service cuts attacked by CT4N

Proposals by Nottingham City Council (NCC) to impose swingeing cuts to the supported Linkbus network in the city have been criticised by bus operator...
CPT

Casting our pearls before swine?

When considering the recent developments of the growing number of trade bodies putting forward their case for representing the best interests of our coach sector I...

Fragmentation is the last thing we need

I found myself agreeing wholeheartedly with the comments made by the Industry Expert in the January edition of routeone. They highlighted the role that the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has...
CPT President Jane Cole

CPT President Jane Cole: ‘We must be more assertive’

The appointment of Jane Cole as the first female Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) President in January was received warmly by the industry. She...
Traffic Commissioners Victoria Davies and Claire GIlmore interview

Traffic Commissioners: ‘We are more relevant than ever’

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have quietly been busy in the background. Their most visible work has been an advice document...
Bus polocy benefits could come from 3 March Budget

Will policy changes come to benefit bus in the long term?

Jessica Matthew, Director of Strategy at the Department for Transport (DfT), is moving across to the Roads, Places and Environment Group to work alongside...
Transport Select Committee to take evidence on coach industry

Transport Select Committee to examine coach industry plight

The Transport Select Committee will soon convene a standalone, “deep dive” session to consider issues currently facing the coach industry. The development was announced...

Is it time to encourage passengers back on board?

Graham Vidler: ‘Now is the time to embed coaches as a crucial part of the UK’s economic, social and environmental agendas’  With the (for now) ever-increasing good news about...

Stagecoach celebrates buses on Skye with tribute livery

Stagecoach has celebrated 50 years of buses on Skye by repainting a member of its fleet into the same scheme as the service had...