The London Borough of Redbridge and Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT UK) annual compliance event aimed primarily at local authority operators is being held on Wednesday February 17 from 08.30 to 15.00 (Conference 10.00-13.00). The event combines a practical conference session with an exhibition of equipment, particularly wheelchair accessible passenger vehicles and is […]
Free Beverley coach parking for Festival East Riding of Yorkshire Council is offering free parking, together with a meet and greet service, for coach operators wishing to attend the Festival of Christmas in Beverley on 13 December. Last year’s event attracted 40 coaches to the town for the all-day event. Coach operators must book in […]
In support of the Tourist Coach Action Plan (TCAP), trials of mixed use bays and a pilot marshalling scheme have been implemented to support coach drivers operating in London. These two key actions, supported by London boroughs and other partners, are aimed at making better use of existing roadside facilities for tourist coaches in central […]
City of York Council has teamed up with First York to launch a new Peak Time Travel bus pass for customers with learning difficulties. The scheme is available to City of York Council Adult Social Care customers with learning difficulties. It will support customers who currently depend on the council to arrange transport for them, […]
First Aberdeen drivers Andrew Ballantyne and Shane Mitchell have been gifted their own commemorative Commonwealth Games batons in a surprise ceremony by the company’s MD. The drivers were official Batonbearers for the Commonwealth Games, carrying the baton through Aberdeen as part of the nationwide relay last year and had no memento of their day. Managing […]
Ulrich Bastert, Head of Marketing, Sales and Services Mercedes-Benz Trucks, is to swap roles with Till Oberwörder, Head of Marketing, Sales and After Sales Daimler Buses. The change is effective from 1 July 2015. Ulrich joined the Group in 1985 and has held various management positions in sales and marketing for commercial vehicles. He has […]
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Globally, bus rapid transit (BRT) has grown by 383% in the last ten years, according to new data released by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. While costs vary across nations, BRT capital costs are generally less than 10% of the cost of metro and 30-60% of the cost of light rail. The Institute […]