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Industry statement on face coverings

November 29 2021

Industry statement following the Government's weekend announcement on face coverings.

CPT Cymru announces Chair and Vice-Chair of Bus Commission

November 29 2021

CPT Cymru has announced that Jane Reakes-Davies, Managing Director at First Bus Cymru, and Paul Dyer, Managing Director at Cardiff Bus, have been appointed as Chair and Vice-Chair of CPT Cymru’s Bus Commission.

Analysis reveals billions of pounds shortfall in National Bus Strategy plans

November 25 2021

New analysis has shown over a £5bn funding gap between plans by local authorities and bus operators to improve services and available government funding. 

CPT announces Ralph Roberts as 2022 President

November 19 2021

The Confederation of Passenger Transport has announced that Ralph Roberts, CEO of McGill’s Buses, will become the new CPT President at the end of January 2022, taking over from Jane Cole.

CPT says: on the annual bus statistics

November 03 2021

The annual bus statistics covering the period from March 2020 to March 2021 were published this morning.

CPT Reacts to Spending Review

October 27 2021

CPT has reacted to the Budget and Spending Review announced today by the Chancellor 

CPT says: on the spending review announcement on transforming transport outside London

October 25 2021

On Friday 22nd October CPT responded to the government’s announcement that they will provide £1.2billion to transform bus services outside of London falling short of the £3bn promised. 

CPT says: on the publication of the Net Zero Strategy

October 19 2021

Today the government published its Net Zero Strategy, setting out a pathway to decarbonise all sectors and reach net zero by 2050. CPT's Head of Policy Alison Edwards said this:

Coalition urges government to speed up zero emission bus rollout

September 22 2021

A coalition representing bus operators, local authorities, manufacturers and workers has called on the Government to speed up its zero emission bus rollout or risk missing key targets.