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£14bn and 10,000s of jobs at risk if coach travel sector collapses warns CPT

September 02 2020

The collapse of the coach travel sector this winter could wipe almost 10% off the value of UK tourism, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has warned.

CPT Consultation Response: Comprehensive Spending Review 2020: Bus

September 01 2020

CPT's response to Comprehensive Spending Review 2020: Bus

CPT Consultation Response: Comprehensive Spending Review 2020: Coach

September 01 2020

CPT's response to Comprehensive Spending Review 2020: Coach

CPT Consultation Response: Transport Select Committee - Reforming Public Transport After The Pandemic: Bus

September 01 2020

CPT's response to Transport Select Committee - Reforming Public Transport After The Pandemic: Bus

CPT Consultation Response: Transport Select Committee - Reforming Public Transport After The Pandemic: Coach

September 01 2020

CPT's response to Transport Select Committee - Reforming Public Transport After The Pandemic: Coach

CPT & Rail Delivery Group: Letter to the editor

August 20 2020

To the editor

The decision by Carlyle to tell its employees to avoid public transport (Financial Times: Carlyle staff told to avoid public transport on London office return, 18 August) is not based on facts and fails to reflect the realities of travelling on public transport.

CPT reacts: government extends coronavirus support for buses

August 08 2020

Reacting to the announcement that bus funding has been extended, CPT’s Chief Executive Graham Vidler said:

“Buses are essential in getting millions of people to work, education, retail and leisure venues and to see family and friends. Operators have put in place extensive safer travel arrangements and it’s great to see passengers responding by returning in increasing numbers. It remains important for passengers to follow guidance on safer travel, particularly the requirement to wear face coverings.

CPT reacts: funding package for school transport

August 08 2020

Reacting to the announcement that there will be a multi-million-pound funding package for school transport, CPT’s Chief Executive Graham Vidler said:

“Buses and coaches get more than a million children to school each day. Ensuring that a safe home to school network is fully running will be a crucial component of a successful return to school in September, and we are pleased the government has recognised this with additional funding.

Post Covid-19 – putting bus first in the transport network

July 29 2020

Today CPT is setting out the benefits of putting the bus first in transport networks post Covid-19 in a new publication “putting bus first in the transport network.”