Sponsor keeps free Sunday buses on the road

2 September 2019

A deal between the operators of Harrogate’s electric buses and the producers of the spa town’s most famous product — Harrogate Spring Water — will mean that buses on key routes will be kept free of charge on Sundays.

New plan to improve bus services in Wales

22 August 2019

In December 2018, the Welsh Government launched a public consultation inviting views on its proposals for bus services (and the licensing of taxi and private hire vehicles) in Wales.

Biomethane plant opens for Bristol bus fleet

14 August 2019

A new, permanent, biomethane gas filling station for the city’s metrobus fleet of environmentally-friendly buses has been opened by West of England Mayor Tim Bowles.

TfL tries out demand-responsive bus services

7 August 2019

Transport for London (TfL) believes demand-responsive bus services may have the potential to complement the established bus network to contribute to sustainable travel and reduce car dependency in the future.

Bus charging and refuelling infrastructure is lacking

1 August 2019

The automobile industry and the public transport sector have come together to call on EU Member States to step up investments in much-needed infrastructure for charging and refuelling alternatively-powered buses.

Boris backs buses to boost economy

30 July 2019

In one of his first major speeches since becoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson told an audience in Manchester that he saw improved bus services as one of the keys to unlocking the potential of the local economy.

New vehicle testing app

24 July 2019

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published its annual review (2018 to 2019) covering its work and listing its achievements with regard to its targets and commitments in areas including vehicle testing, driving tests and preventing pollution.