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CPT reacts to the budget 2020: an elected mayor for West Yorkshire combined authority

March 16 2020

Following the announcement in the Budget 2020 that West Yorkshire Combined Authority will be getting an elected mayor, CPT’s Northern & Yorkshire regional manager Andrew McGuinness calls for the positive relationships between local leaders and the bus industry to continue.

CPT reacts to the Budget 2020: on coronavirus

March 11 2020

Responding to the Budget Chief Executive of the Confederation of Passenger Transport Graham Vidler said:

CPT reacts to the Budget 2020: on infrastructure investment

March 11 2020

Responding to the Budget Chief Executive of the Confederation of Passenger Transport Graham Vidler said:

It’s Everyone’s Journey – Making travel inclusive for all

February 25 2020

Today the Department for Transport launch their campaign ‘it’s everyone’s journey’, championing equal access on public transport. In our latest blog post, CPT’s Chief Executive Graham Vidler writes about how we can all be more mindful when making journeys on the bus.

New Accounting and Business Services scheme for CPT members

February 21 2020

CPT has today (20 February) launched a new Accounting and Business Services scheme for members. Delivered by CPT’s new Commercial Partner, RSM UK, the scheme offers members a full range of accountancy and business services tailored for the bus and coach industry through a network of 35 offices across the UK.

CPT Consultation Response: Accessible Travel Policy Guidance - Accessibility of Rail Replacement Services

February 14 2020

CPT's response to Accessible Travel Policy Guidance - Accessibility of Rail Replacement Services

CPT recap – UK Bus Summit 2020

February 13 2020

CPT’s External Relations Manager Tom Bartošák-Harlow provides a recap of last week’s sixth annual UK Bus Summit, where the issue of congestion was high on the agenda and he got to hear speeches from CPT’s Graham Vidler, buses minister Baroness Vere and other industry professionals.

CPT reacts - Government to pledge £5bn for bus services and cycling routes

February 11 2020

The Government last night announced that they have pledged £5bn to be spent on bus services and cycling routes over the next 5 years.

CPT hails welcome first step in transforming bus services

February 07 2020

Following the Government's announcement of funding to create the UK's first all electric bus towns, superbus networks and to restore lost bus routes. The Confederation of Passenger Transport has issued the following statement: