Richard Armitage’s Lifetime Achievement Award

MD of the Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy and Chairman of the TAS Partnership, Richard Armitage CMILT, has won the PTRC Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2013 Transport Practitioners’ Meeting Awards. Richard earned the accolade for his work in developing local community transport schemes since the 1970s, as well as what the judging panel called his […]

Munro’s cease trading

Munro’s of Jedburgh Ltd in the Scottish Borders has ceased trading. A statement on the company’s website said, ‘Please note that with effect from 22.45 hrs on Wednesday 3rd July 2013 Munro’s of Jedburgh Ltd have ceased trading and are no longer able to operate any scheduled services. Scottish Borders Council have made emergency arrangements […]

£81m bus improvements for West Midlands

West Midlands transport authority (Centro) and National Express West Midlands have announced an £81m investment in improvements to buses, including new vehicles, smartcards and better information at bus stops. A new bus station in Merry Hill and improved infrastructure for Coventry and Wolverhampton city centres are other highlights of the Partnership Plus agreement. The deal […]

BSOG changes revealed

Transport Minister, Norman Baker, has announced that councils are to be given greater control over the way money is spent on some non-commercial services ‘providing better value for passengers and taxpayers’. The announcement is the government’s response to the bus subsidy reform consultation conducted from September to November last year. The amendments to BSOG are […]


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