2020 recap: A year in review

December 23 2020

In our final blog of the year, our Chief Executive Graham Vidler recaps the work CPT along with our bus, coach and supplier members have done throughout the year, from raising the profile of the coach industry to securing funding for essential bus services, with a look to the future and some of his hopes for 2021.

Introduction to scheduling: Richard Sherratt from Trentbarton

December 16 2020

This week’s blog post is from award-winning scheduler Richard Sherratt from trentbarton. Richard writes about the vital role of schedulers, what they do and how they keep passengers moving.

Translink: building a sustainable recovery

December 09 2020

In this week’s blog post Chris Conway, Translink Group Chief Executive, writes about Translink being at the forefront of a transport revolution, and their commitment to build back responsibly.

Alison Edwards on the Spending Review 2020

December 03 2020

Alison Edwards, CPT’s Head of Policy, recaps the Spending Review 2020 and analyses what the announcement means for the bus and coach industries.

CPT President writes: UK Bus & Coach Conference 2021

December 02 2020

In this week’s guest blog post, CPT’s President Steve Whiteway writes about the first ever UK Bus & Coach Conference, and what attendees can expect to see on the day.

Ticketer: Andy Monshaw on the future of bus ticketing

November 25 2020

This week’s blog post is from Ticketer’s new CEO, Andy Monshaw. Andy writes about the shift to contactless ticketing, and the exciting road ahead for the deployment of new technologies.

The importance of being ‘bus kind’

November 19 2020

This week’s blog post is written by Dawn Badminton-Capps, Bus Users Director for England. Dawn writes about the importance of being kind to each other when travelling by bus so that everyone can feel confident and safe when making their journeys.

Why the bus journey of the future must be zero emission

November 13 2020

Jo Bamford, Executive Chairman of Ryse Hydrogen and Wrightbus, writes our fourth ‘future of fuel’ blog about the role of hydrogen in creating zero emission transport.

Building a sustainable future with British bus manufacturing

November 12 2020

In our third ‘future of fuel’ blog Paul Davies, President & Managing Director of Alexander Dennis Limited, writes about the need for investment in sustainable buses, and how it is vital for the Government to take action.