DfT and CPT meet to seek driver crisis solution

A special summit, convened by the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), was held in London on Tuesday [29 November] to tackle driver shortages facing the bus and coach industry. With a nationwide 10% (9.3% bus, 15.9% coach) driver vacancy rate, representatives from bus and coach operators, stakeholder bodies, combined […]

Highland Council launching in-house bus company

The Highland Council is making progress towards launching an in-house bus company on 4 January 2023. The Council has invested in 12 buses, including six double-deckers, to deliver passenger and school transport services at a lower cost than commercial contractors. The other project, which is also part of the Council’s Business Change programme, is to […]

Zenobē expands electric infrastructure for Newport Transport

Zenobē is continuing its working relationship with Newport Transport, installing 16 new charging points at the operator’s depot. The chargers are made up of eight double-headed chargers, which provides further charging support to its fleet of 32 electric buses. This addition will allow the operator to have all its electric buses on the road at […]

UrbanThings improving digital ticketing for South Yorkshire

Transport technology specialist, UrbanThings, has won a new contract from TravelMaster to create a dedicated passenger mobile app for public transport users in South Yorkshire. TravelMaster is a commercial organisation owned and operated by South Yorkshire transport companies In response to passenger feedback, TravelMaster was seeking to improve its process for digital ticket retail, where […]


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