National Express goes for zero emissions

17 March 2020

Aiming to become the UK’s most sustainable bus and coach company, National Express Group has committed itself to not buying another diesel bus for its UK operations.

Major boost for bus services

13 February 2020

Bus services across the country are to be transformed with simpler fares, thousands of new buses, improved routes and higher frequencies, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced.

Cash available for first all-electric bus town

7 February 2020

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said that he was setting the gold-standard in environmentally-friendly public transport when he announced that local authorities can now apply to become the UK’s first all-electric bus town.

Council clamps down on idling coach drivers

30 January 2020

In an open letter to some the country’s biggest coach companies, Westminster City Council warned last year that drastic action would need to be taken if drivers continued to idle their engines whilst parked.

Buses shouldn’t sound like spaceships

16 January 2020

We recently reported that Transport for London (TfL) has decided to test the use of a sound to make people aware that electric and hybrid vehicles are in the vicinity (see TfL to trial innovative new bus sound).

TfL to trial innovative new bus sound

3 January 2020

Transport for London (TfL) has announced plans to trial, for six months from January 2020, an alert at slow speeds on the capital’s latest zero-emission electric bus route.