Urgent action needed to address bus driver shortages

26 October 2021

In recent months the headlines have focused on the lack of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers but transport charity Bus Users UK has highlighted that there is also a significant problem in the passenger transport sector.

NLW will rise to £9.50 in April 2022

26 October 2021

The Treasury has announced that the National Living Wage will increase next April to £9.50 per hour. This represents a 6.6% increase. These new rates will be effective from 1 April 2022.

Bristol Airport trials electric airside bus

21 October 2021

Last month, Bristol Airport announced an ambitious plan to become Net Zero by the year 2030. In line with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions, Bristol airport has decided to trial an electric airside bus.

Transport for Wales expanding fflecsi bus service

20 October 2021

Transport for Wales (TfW) is working in partnership with Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion County Councils to enhance the Bwcabus service which celebrates 12 years of operation this autumn.

Get ready for ULEZ expansion

19 October 2021

In May it was confirmed by the Mayor of London that the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) would be expanded in October 2021.

HGV and bus driving test changes risk safety

14 October 2021

Government plans to address the current driver shortage by amending the rules on testing are causing deep concern to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

More support needed to deliver zero emission bus strategy

11 October 2021

Local and central government representatives, bus manufacturers, transport operators and energy providers recently came together to discuss how to speed up the introduction of zero emission buses across the country.

Accessibility requirement for rail replacement buses

6 October 2021

Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has written to the Rail Delivery Group about the Public Service Vehicles Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR) 2000 and their application to rail replacement services.