Blogs

How the Go-Ahead apprenticeship scheme is helping to Build the Future

February 09 2021

Go-Ahead Group’s Head of Apprenticeships Susanna Dillon writes about Go-Ahead’s dedication to employing, training and retaining apprentices.

Introducing Jane Cole, CPT’s new President

February 03 2021

New CPT President Jane Cole writes about what she hopes to achieve over the next year.

A partnership approach to improve passenger journeys

January 27 2021

Our Head of Policy Alison Edwards writes about the need for a partnership approach to improve bus services for passengers.

Looking back to look forward: the Covid-19 crisis showed us the qualities we already have that will help us recover as an industry

January 20 2021

Janette Bell, the newly appointed Managing Director of First Bus was a speaker at CPT’s conference. Two months into the role and the bus industry, she reflects on how she’s found it so far and the qualities we need to cultivate to remain successful.

UK Bus & Coach Conference: Sonya Byers, CEO of Women in Transport

January 06 2021

This week’s blog post is from Sonya Byers, CEO of Women in Transport. Sonya gives readers some insight into what her session at the UK Bus and Coach Conference next week will include, from the benefits of a diverse workforce to retaining talent.

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.