Friday, December 3, 2021

The loneliness of the long-distance runner

CPT President Jane Cole contemplates the importance of good road infrastructure for bus users I take the maintenance of my personal wellbeing very seriously and...

Coach driver opportunities: ‘A fascinating problem’

ONS reported a strong economic rebound in September, with reported job vacancies rising to over one million. That labour shortage has had an unusual...
National Bus Strategy money to continue beyond 2024/25?

National Bus Strategy money to continue beyond 2024/25?

The Department for Transport (DfT) has asked local transport authorities (LTAs) in England what potential funding they may need beyond the three-year horizon of...
Stagecoach bus

Stagecoach proposes motoring reforms ahead of spending review

Road pricing, public transport tax credits and a national marketing campaign are among proposals set out in a six-point plan submitted by Stagecoach to...
Wrightbus StreetDeck Electroliner

Coalition calls on government to speed up zero-emission bus rollout

Signatories of a letter sent to Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps and Chief Secretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke have called on...
Matt Cranwell discusses World Car Free Day

Car Free Day: ‘Time to promote benefits of the bus’

Car Free Day is on Wednesday 22 September. Stagecoach East Midlands Managing Director Matt Cranwell looks at the damaging impact that cars have on...
Patronage recovery in Wales requires positive messages from politicians

Messaging key to patronage recovery, Senedd Committee told

Rebuilding long-term custom with the aid of positive messaging from senior politicians is the absolute priority for the coach and bus industry in Wales,...
500th BYD ADL electric bus

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...
Traffic Commissioners believe that restricted PSV O-Licence reform is needed

CPT: ‘More budgetary control would help TCs overcome resourcing issues’

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has said that "more budgetary control" would help Traffic Commissioners to overcome resourcing issues which have led to...
UTG criticises gaming of the concessionary reimbursement appeals system

UTG lambasts concessionary reimbursement appeals ‘gaming’

The Urban Transport Group (UTG), which represents the UK’s city region transport authorities, has criticised a subset of operators in England for what it...

National Express – Mechanical Support

National Express are recruiting for a Mechanical Support to join its team in their Coventry garage. Join us on the Journey and keep our communities...