Blogs

Demand Responsive Transport: Connecting Communities is Critical

June 30 2021

This week’s blog post is from John Clarfelt, who writes about Ticketer’s partnership with Via and the potential for Demand Responsive Transport to create more connected public transport networks.

Encouraging people into the industry – insight from Dews Coaches’ recruitment drive

June 24 2021

This week’s blog post is from Katie Dew, Commercial Manager at Dews Coaches. Katie writes about their latest recruitment drive, where potential candidates had the opportunity to drive one of their vehicles and offers insight for other operators.

National Express: Getting out of the car and onto bus and coach

June 17 2021

Ali Bell, National Express’s Head of External Communications, looks at the benefits of bus and coach travel and how more people getting on board can improve air quality.

Clean Air Zones on Clean Air Day: Ensuring policies are fair for coach to clean up the air we breathe

June 17 2021

Alison Edwards, CPT’s Head of Policy, writes about how Clean Air Zones can succeed with policies that are fair to coaches.

Go North East never sleeps – how we’re rebuilding the night-time economy

June 11 2021

Martijn Gilbert, Managing Director of Go North East, writes about rebuilding the night time economy following the pandemic and the launch of 24-hour services on three key bus routes.

Creating a more inclusive and supportive travel environment for all

June 03 2021

Rachel Geliamassi, Managing Director for Stagecoach West, writes about the work Stagecoach are doing with disability groups and passengers, to take the anxiety out of the experience of travelling by bus.

The return of tourism in Blackpool

May 27 2021

Philip Welsh, Head of Tourism and Communications at Blackpool Council, writes about the return of tourism to the area and the Council’s decision to provide free coach parking.

Buses are vital to reviving domestic tourism

May 25 2021

For English Tourism Week 2021, Valentina Tachy, Bicester Village & City Sightseeing Manager at Oxford Bus Company, writes about the vital role of bus in the tourism recovery, and her excitement for the future.

Continuity and Change: The New Welsh Parliament

May 17 2021

Joshua Miles, CPT Cymru Director, writes an analysis of the Welsh election results and what they mean for bus and coach operators going forwards.