Thursday, December 3, 2020
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The future tastes like Mango: Breaking down barriers to public transport

routeone learns from Trentbarton and ACT how the new Mango app is helping to renew confidence in public transport and improve social inclusion for...
Passenger Cardiff Bus

Cardiff Bus renews partnership with Passenger for three more years

Cardiff Bus has renewed its app and website contract with Passenger for another three years. The continued collaboration will allow the companies to bring further...
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Reviving old bus batteries: ‘A massive step forward’ by AceOn

Telford-based energy storage and battery company AceOn has won £130,000 under the Sustainable Innovation Fund to trial new technology which will make use of...

TransMach TM920: A ticketing solution ‘with small to medium operators at its heart’

Norfolk-based Coach Services has partnered with tech supplier TransMach to roll out a new contactless ticketing solution across its network. The Thetford-based operator, which runs...

Panto up: Volvo adds roof-mounted pantographs to EV charging range

Volvo Buses has revealed a roof-mounted pantograph charging solution for its rigid and articulated 7900 Electric buses, called panto up. The solution is due to...

Financial assistance for coach operators adopting Aura Air for ‘safer air’ on their coaches

£500 COVID-19 disinfection system for £25 per month* (Maximum of two Aura Air units per coach operator) “It’s all very well having a super clean coach...

TrawsCymru network is latest to use UrbanThings solution

Operators First Cymru, Richards Bros and Lloyds Coaches are the latest to use UrbanThings' smart mobility platform The Ticketless smart mobility solution has been rolled...

Two new products to protect staff and passengers during COVID-19

LEARS International has announced two new products aimed at protecting coach and bus operators, their staff and passengers during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. They include...

First Bus speeds up boarding with launch of Express Mode on Apple Pay

First Bus has become the first UK bus operator outside of London to launch Express mode on Apple Pay across its entire network. The scheme...

First West of England launches contactless ‘Tap & Cap’ payment

The West of England has become the latest of First Bus’s operating areas to benefit from its ‘Tap and Cap’ technology in a bid...

Wrightsure still offering consumer protection insurance

Independent insurance broker Wrightsure has underlined that one of its specialist surety insurers continues to welcome applications for consumer protection insurance from coach operators...