DfT opens consultation on Bus Services Act implementations

The Department for Transport (DfT) has opened two consultations - about accessibility and open data - ahead of making provisions in the Bus Services...

Senior TC’s statutory guidance documents revised

Senior TC Turfitt: Statutory Guidance documents have been revised All except one of the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s (STC) Statutory Guidance documents have been updated following...

Your chance to speak out over Clean Air Zones as dates near

Birmingham, Leeds, Southampton and York are all consulting over plans to introduce Clean Air Zones (CAZs) in line with government requirements. All have differing...

Green ‘plates for green vehicles?

The government is to consult on whether green-backed numberplates should be introduced for zero-emission (ZE) vehicles. They are already used in Norway, Canada and...

FACT boss Jo Philpott ousted after six-hour council grilling

Jo Philpott - the manager of three community transport operators (CTOs) - has resigned after a six-hour grilling by Cambridgeshire County Council’s audit committee on...

Digital proves its worth as O-Licence timescales fall

Good progress is being made with the quicker processing of O-Licence applications and variations, the Traffic Commissioners’ (TCs) annual report reveals. Scotland TC Joan Aitken...

SX3 joins CPT to benefit industry

SX3, the specialist claims consultancy, has joined the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT). Simon Posner, CPT CEO, says: "We very much look forward to Adrian...

Coach operators warned over wheelchairs

Coach operators will face tough action if they don’t comply with the law on the use of wheelchairs in vehicles on scheduled services, warns...

TCs are consulting on planned changes to industry guidance

The Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) has opened a consultation on proposed changes to the Statutory Documents. These describe how TCs apply the law and take...

ULEZ to go ahead in 10 months and be expanded in 2021

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who ignored industry calls and is making central London an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) requiring Euro 6 for coaches and buses in...
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First Bus introduces real-time capacity tracking via app

First Bus has updated its app to allow customers to see the available capacity of their bus in real time before it arrives at...
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Museum offers heritage Leyland Tiger free for preservation

Transport Museum Wythall is offering a long-term stored Leyland Tiger PS1 single decker to a new owner free of charge. It comes with the...
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Home Start Oxford is winner of OBC ‘brand the bus’ contest

The charity Home Start Oxford has been named as the winner of Oxford Bus Company’s (OBC’s) ‘brand the bus’ competition. A double-decker wrapped in the...