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CPT's response to the Transport Select Committee: Accessibility

February 13 2023

As we set out in more detail, our sector has demonstrated its commitment to improving accessibility in a range of ways with huge fleet investment in fleets plus schemes such as those for mobility scooters and journey assistance cards. 

Read our full consultation response

CPT's CEO Graham Vidler gives evidence at the Senedd

February 10 2023

CPT's CEO Graham Vidler gave an hour briefing to Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee at the Senedd on the 9th Feb 2023.

CPT visits National Express West Midlands

February 09 2023

CPT visited members National Express West Midlands this week and were given a tour of their new Perry Barr depot. 

UKBA pays tribute to commercial director Ian Smith

February 07 2023

UK Bus Awards organisers have paid tribute to the late Ian Smith, the retired commercial director of UK Bus Awards and the UK Coach Awards

Over 100m extra passengers return to Scotland’s buses

February 01 2023

Over 100m passengers returned to use the bus in Scotland in the past twelve months, according to new figures released by the Department of Transport.

CPT continues rolling programme of engagement with backbench MPs

January 27 2023

CPT has continued it's rolling programme of engagement with backbench MPs, Ministers and Shadow Ministers, to raise awareness of the issues which face the bus and coach sector. 

Bus and Coach operators clean air zone investments being stalled by Newcastle City Council

January 27 2023

Operators across the North East have invested millions of pounds to retrofit vehicles with low carbon emission technology to improve air quality in Newcastle and Gateshead, but are hitting a brick wall with a lack of support from council officers to complete their applications.

CPT's Graham Vidler gives evidence to the Transport Select Committee

January 26 2023

CPT's CEO Graham Vidler gave evidence to the Transport Select Committee on Wednesday 25th January. 

CPT’s call for data from bus operators for new Cost Monitor

January 24 2023

The new highly sought-after Cost Monitor will also allow operators to benchmark their costs and performance anonymously against their peers, as well as inform CPT’s policy discussions with governments and industry stakeholders.