Blogs

"The time is right for a bus renaissance"

August 19 2021

Action is needed now to tackle challenges facing the planet, and Ralph Roberts, CEO of McGill’s Buses, writes about how the time is right for a bus renaissance.

Prioritising bus and coach travel for the good of the planet

August 11 2021

Ian Downie, Head of Yutong Bus, writes about why we must avoid just focusing on decarbonising the bus and coach fleets alone, and the importance of placing bus and coach at the heart of transport planning for the good of the planet.

Bus priority in Wales – getting people back onto buses

August 05 2021

This week’s blog post is from Adam Keen, Managing Director at Adventure Travel. Adam writes about what is needed from Welsh Government and local authorities to get people back on board, and to put buses firmly on the map for accessible and green transport in Wales.

Embracing Partnership Working

July 29 2021

This week’s blog post is from CPT Scotland’s Director, Paul White. Paul writes about why we must embrace partnership working to improve bus services, generate modal shift and progress other shared aims.

The role of bus and coach in the journey to net zero

July 22 2021

In our second Net Zero Week blog CPT’s Policy Manager Rebecca Kite writes about the role of bus and coach in the journey to net zero emissions.

Driver recruitment: continuing to meet staffing needs

July 20 2021

Driver recruitment has always been a challenge for operators. Our Operations Director Keith McNally outlines how CPT are working to tackle the main challenges of driver recruitment.

All bus companies must race to net zero

July 19 2021

For Net Zero Week 2021 Martin Dean, Go-Ahead Managing Director, writes about the need for collaboration between bus companies and government to reach net zero.

Why “Coach Friendly” is so important to us

July 15 2021

This week’s blog post is from Phil Smith, CPT’s Coaching Manager. Phil writes about the benefits of being coach-friendly, and how operators can help to promote the Coach Friendly scheme.

Return to the Buses of a Wheelchair User

July 08 2021

Regular bus user Will has written for CPT about his experiences returning to bus travel as lockdown restrictions ease.