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.
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.