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CPT Consultation Response: COVID-19: Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

December 01 2020

CPT's response to COVID-19: Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

CPT reacts to the Spending Review 2020

November 25 2020

Reacting to the Spending Review 2020, CPT’s Chief Executive Graham Vidler said:

“The £300m announced today to transform bus services is a welcome first step in delivering a passenger led recovery from the pandemic but falls short of what is needed by the country’s most used form of public transport. Buses can play a vital role in delivering a green recovery but today’s investment is in stark contrast to the record levels of investment in our road and rail networks.

CPT reacts to extension of the furlough scheme

November 05 2020

CPT's Chief Executive, Graham Vidler, reacts to the announcement that the furlough scheme has been extended.

CPT Consultation Response: Reinstatement of off Street Coach Parking off Sheffield Street

November 01 2020

CPT's response to Reinstatement of off Street Coach Parking off Sheffield Street

CPT Consultation Response: ‘Draft City Centre Transport Strategy To 2040’

November 01 2020

CPT's response to ‘Draft City Centre Transport Strategy To 2040’

CPT Consultation Response: Managing Pavement Parking

November 01 2020

CPT's response to Managing Pavement Parking

CPT Consultation Response: Gynn Square Coach Park

November 01 2020

CPT's response to Gynn Square Coach Park 

Recovery Partnerships key to a passenger led recovery

October 29 2020

New, agile agreements between bus operators and local authorities can help transform services for passengers after the Covid-19 pandemic, the bus industry has said.

CPT reacts to annual bus statistics

October 28 2020

Responding to the publication of the annual bus statistics through to March 2020. CPT Chief Executive Graham Vidler said:

“This drop in passenger numbers reflects that in the weeks before lockdown we had already begun to see people deciding to travel less as a result of Covid-19. Following the stay at home message we also saw bus passenger numbers drop to 10% of normal in a matter of days.