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Under a week to go until CPT Scotland’s annual bus and coach conference

September 28 2023

On the 2nd October, key stakeholders from the bus and coach sector will gather in Glasgow to discuss key issues affecting the country’s most used forms of public transport.

Bus operators gather to celebrate #CarFreeDay and Catch the Bus Month

September 27 2023

Representatives from Stagecoach East, Dews Coaches, A2B and Whippet joined together with trade association CPT to highlight that if everyone switched just one car journey a month to bus, there would be a billion fewer car journeys and a saving of 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year.

CPT Says: Bus operators in Wales and the 20mph speed limit

September 27 2023

CPT Cymru Director Aaron Hill gives the industry's reaction to the 20mph speed limit in Wales after feedback from CPT members. 

Bee Network launches in Greater Manchester

September 26 2023

The Bee Network in Greater Manchester has now launched, and CPT's CEO Graham Vidler and North of England Regional Manager Andrew McGuinness were at the event launch in Bolton.

CPT Responds: EEA Driving Licence consultation

September 22 2023

CPT has responded to the DfT consultation on the GB Law for people who return to Great Britain with an EEA Driving Licence. Read CPT's response here

Car drivers urged to ditch the car and catch the bus and coach on World Car Free Day

September 22 2023

Car drivers are being encouraged to swap their cars for the bus or coach today on World Car Free Day.

CPT members are running a range of schemes to promote the bus and coach today. Here are some examples of the schemes taking place across the UK.

CPT Says: Swap car journeys to bus and coach

September 20 2023

Following the Prime Minister's announcement in relation to Net Zero, CPT is encouraging people to use the bus and coach as an alternative transport mode. 

CPT's CEO Graham Vidler speaking at the Great Transport Debate

September 18 2023

CPT's CEO Graham Vidler will be speaking at the Great Transport Debate in Manchester on the 28th September. 

CPT submits PSVAR industry response

September 12 2023

With the DfT’s 12-week call-to-evidence on the PSVAR now closed, thousands of UK bus and coach businesses eagerly wait to hear whether there will be government recommendations or changes to important passenger accessibility regulations.