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Franchising not the route to better bus services

January 08 2020

The voice of bus and coach operators has said that Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s plan to franchise bus services is not the route to improved services and risks local taxpayers funding any revenue shortfall.

CPT Consultation Response: Automated Vehicles

January 03 2020

CPT's response to Automated Vehicles: Consultation Paper 2 on Passenger Services and Public Transport

CPT Consultation Response: Have Your Say In How Your Buses Are Run

January 03 2020

CPT's response to Have Your Say In How Your Buses Are Run: Consultation by The Greater Manchester Combined Authority

CPT Consultation Response: TfSE's Draft Transport Strategy

January 01 2020

CPT's response to TfSE's Draft Transport Strategy

CPT reacts to Conservatives local transport fund commitment

December 04 2019

As part of the General Election campaign the Conservatives have pledged to provide £4.2bn of funding to fund public transport projects outside of London if they are returned to government.

CPT election centre

November 14 2019

Welcome to the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s (CPT) Election Centre. This resource is designed to give you everything you need as a bus and coach operator to engage with candidates on the issues that matter to the industry and understand what each of the main parties is proposing in policy areas that impact bus and coach.

Transport charity and bus operators set out priorities for the next government

November 11 2019

The bus industry and Campaign for Better Transport have joined forces to set out their priorities for the next government in a new document launched today.

CPT Policy Manager Alison Edwards takes a look at what the announcement of a national bus strategy means in practice

September 30 2019

Today feels rather momentous. At long last the Government has acknowledged the importance of the bus with the announcement that it will develop a National Bus Strategy – something we asked for in Moving Forward Together earlier this month, and something we’ve consistently talked about in meetings with Government officials, Ministers and, more recently, at No. 10 Downing Street.

CPT responds to national bus strategy announcement

September 30 2019

Responding to the announcement of the plans to create a national bus strategy, Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Chief Executive Graham Vidler said: