Resigned: Former Chancellor Sajid Javid

‘The Cabinet reshuffle has been full of surprises’

A key resignation captured the attention of the country during the reshuffle, and the DfT has new faces at the helm The resignation of the...
Net zero by 2050? Boris wants buses there first

Net zero by 2050? Boris Johnson wants buses there first

The new year is off to a good start – now the industry must grab the opportunity What a good start to 2020 it has...
Electric bus at UK Bus Summit

UK Bus Summit 2020: A new ‘golden age’ for bus?

Focus was on investment, green growth and a long-term strategy for the industry at this year’s UK Bus Summit. Buses Minister Baroness Vere opened the...
DfT electric bus plans to strengthen partnership between local authority and operators

DfT electric bus plans to strengthen partnership between local authority and operators

The DfT has unveiled proposals to create the UK’s first all-electric bus town and bids must be backed by operators I’ve suggested that 2020 could...
Huw Merriman announced as Chair of Transport Select Committee

Huw Merriman announced as Chair of Transport Select Committee

The Conservative MP has highlighted some ‘specific’ proposals for the bus industry A couple of weeks ago I suggested that Stephen Hammond, the Conservative MP...
March Budget: Freedom over process or governed?

March Budget: Freedom over process or governed?

Operators are preparing for whatever 2020 has to bring, but are the odds against them? It’s 2020 and we finally have a government - not...
Manchester bus franchising will come at extra cost

Manchester bus franchising will come at extra cost

Greater Manchester’s bus franchising plans needs ongoing subsidy. Will the taxpayers have to fork out?   Last week the Department for Transport (DfT) published its quarterly...
Minister launches initiative at The Big Lemon

Minister launches environment initiative at The Big Lemon

The Minister for the Future of Transport, George Freeman MP, visited The Big Lemon in Brighton to launch the ‘Clean Start to 2020’ Go...
Buses could play huge role

Buses could play huge role

Investment in buses could be a huge benefit, can the government hard wire this into their new strategy? I hand over the reins of CPT...
Conservative to Chair Transport Committee

Conservative to Chair Transport Committee

For the first time since the 1980s, the Conservative party will Chair the Transport Committee, but does it have what it takes? The process for...
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Irish coach operators ask UK colleagues to sign petition seeking support

A group of small Irish coach and bus operators has asked its peers in the UK to consider signing a petition that it has...
JustGo North Lincs

JustGo North Lincs DRT to be provided by Go-Ahead

Go-Ahead Group subsidiary East Yorkshire has won a contract from North Lincolnshire Council to provide demand responsive transport (DRT) in the region under the...
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East Yorkshire takes Enviro400s with cycle storage

East Yorkshire has taken delivery of eight Alexander Dennis Enviro400s that are equipped with internal cycle storage. They entered services on routes between Hull,...