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Bus passengers to be cut adrift if long-term funding from Government isn’t found

May 16 2023

New research reveals people’s widespread concern over access to jobs, particularly among those without access to a car and those on lower incomes, if the Bus Recovery Grant is not replaced next month. £260million a year would allow operators and local authorities to maintain services at current levels.

CPT supports Route to Success programme

May 15 2023

CPT is supporting the Route to Success programme from Realise. 

To find out more visit their official website

CPT Cymru Director Aaron Hill gives evidence to the Senedd

May 12 2023

CPT Cymru Director Aaron Hill gave evidence at the Senedd this week to the Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee.

CAVForth autonomous bus service launches in Scotland

May 12 2023

CPT Scotland Director Paul White was invited to the launch of the CAVForth autonomous bus service before it was open to the public. 

CPT Scotland backs Choose the Bus campaign

May 09 2023

Co-funded by the Scottish Government and Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), the £300,000 campaign runs over two phases until May 31, 2023 and is being delivered across digital/social channels, radio, TV, out-of-home advertising, print and digital press.

CPT Scotland meets Secretary of State for Transport

April 28 2023

CPT Scotland Director Paul White met Secretary of State for Transport Mark Harper and MSP Graham Simpson to discuss the bus sector at the Scottish Conservative Conference.

Kings Coronation - Coaches update

April 28 2023

Here is the latest information for coach operators visiting Central London with tours & groups during the week of the Kings Coronation commencing Tuesday 2 May 2023. 

CPT's response to 2023 DCPC Consultation

April 27 2023

DCPC training is generally seen by CPT members to be positive and has been embraced widely as part of operators’ approach to delivery of continuing professional development.  However, the current regime also presents certain challenges and we welcomed and actively contributed to the Government review of Driver CPC.

Download our full consultation response

Neighbourly's Bus Staff Appreciation Campaign

April 27 2023

The campaign features 7 stories that have been converted into posters which you can see at Hammersmith Bus Station until May 5th (right above Broadway shopping centre).

You can read their full blog post here.