Blogs

Make It York: coach contributions to the historic city

September 22 2020

Michelle Brown, marketing manager at Make It York, writes this week’s guest blog for CPT about the vital role coaches play to support tourism in York.

Coaching – A Vital Link in the Tourism Chain

September 15 2020

This week’s blog is brought to you by Kurt Janson, Director at the Tourism Alliance. Kurt writes about the vital role of coaches in the tourism chain, and the need for Government to recognise and understand their importance.

Back to School

September 09 2020

James Freeman, Managing Director of First West of England, writes about what he and the rest of First West of England have been doing to help get children back to school. 

Pulhams Coaches: return of Home to School Transport

September 08 2020

Kathryn Pulham, Finance Director at Pulham & Sons Coaches, writes about the return of their home to school transport services, and the work they have put into making sure school pupils can travel safely.

Introduction to operations: how an operations team keeps buses moving

August 26 2020

This week’s blog is by Kirstie Bull, Assistant Operations Manager at Brighton & Hove Buses. Kirstie writes about the vital role an operations team plays to make sure bus services run smoothly, to keep passengers moving so they can get to where they need to be.

Trentbarton: keeping people moving during covid-19

August 20 2020

Kelly Jago is a bus driver for trentbarton who has been nominated as a finalist for The Customer/Passenger Award at the 2020 Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. Kelly has written for CPT about what it is like to be a bus driver during Covid-19, with some tips for safe travel. 

Futureproofing passenger transport post-covid 19

August 12 2020

This week’s blog post is brought to you by John Randerson, Managing Director at Mellor Bus. John has written about the challenges facing the road transport sector, futureproofing passenger transport, and Mellor Bus becoming a member of CPT.

Unlock funding now to preserve British bus manufacturing

August 05 2020

Paul Davies, President & Managing Director, Alexander Dennis Limited, writes about the vital need for governments to invest in green vehicles, so we can deliver clean air agendas and build a better future for the next generations.

Partnership is the key to success

July 30 2020

Martin Hirst, Commercial Director for First West Yorkshire & First York, has written this week’s guest blog post. Martin writes about the importance of partnership working, using Connecting Leeds as an example of the work being done to transform travel in Leeds.