Blogs

Josh Miles: What is next for bus and coach in Wales

March 17 2021

This week’s blog post is from CPT Cymru Director Josh Miles, who writes about what is next for Wales’ bus and coach industry, from the election in Welsh Parliament to the return of home to school transport.

Valuing a diverse workplace; a reflection on First Bus and my personal journey

March 08 2021

Jess Lomax, Head of Organisational Development at First Bus, writes about the work First Bus are doing to continue improving equality, diversity and inclusion, and reflects on her own journey.

Kirstie Bull: I saw a female bus driver and thought “I could do that”

March 08 2021

Kirstie is an Operations Manager for Brighton & Hove Buses. In 2020 she won the Everywoman in Transport Award in the ‘Above & Beyond Customer/Passenger’ category.

Chloe Leach-O’Connell: there is a sense of change on the horizon

March 08 2021

Chloe Leach-O’Connell is one of the founder members of The Diversity and Inclusion Bus Group, it was launched back in 2018 and it forms part of Women in Transport. The group was set up to help accelerate gender equality, and all aspects of promoting diversity and inclusion within the bus industry. The story behind it, is a simple one, a group of like-minded people came together to really try and make a difference.

Accelerate into the future

March 04 2021

Julie Hartley, Sales Director at Irizar, writes about the wealth of career opportunities in the bus and coach sector, and the potential for a fulfilling life-long career.

Go the extra mile with a career in the coach industry

March 01 2021

This National Careers Week, Candice Mason of Masons Minibus and Coach Hire shares insight into opportunities for a fulfilling career in the coach industry and how young people can get involved.

Colin Duncan from Dunwood Travel: Looking to a brighter future

February 26 2021

Colin Duncan, Director of Dunwood Travel, writes about the importance of communication, raising the profile of the coach industry, and his hopes for a brighter future.

Zipabout - Bringing More People Back to Bus Travel

February 25 2021

New CPT members Zipabout have written about their latest tech trial which aims to bring more people back to bus travel.

Road pricing for modal shift is key to achieving climate change goals

February 17 2021

Alison Edwards, CPT’s Head of Policy, writes about how road pricing can encourage the shift to more sustainable and environmentally friendly forms of transport.