Levelling up agenda prioritises improved bus networks

8 February 2022

One of the Government’s 12 designated levelling up missions to spread opportunity and reverse geographical inequalities in the UK is to bring local public transport connections closer to the standard in London.

Manchester CAZ affected by vehicle shortage

4 February 2022

With supply problems for new vehicles and record prices in the used market, the Greater Manchester Air Quality Administration Committee has recognised that operators may struggle to upgrade their fleets ahead of the introduction of Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ).

Face coverings to remain on London public transport

27 January 2022

As the Government's Plan B restrictions are lifted and regulations are relaxed across England from Thursday 27 January, Transport for London (TfL) has reminded passengers that wearing a face covering remains a requirement on its services.

Get ready for changes to the Highway Code

25 January 2022

Road safety charities have warned that insufficient publicity has been given to the changes but the revised version of the Highway Code is set to come into force on 29 January 2022.

Bus charity concerned about Covid recovery funding

25 January 2022

The chief executive of the Passenger Transport charity Bus Users, Claire Walters, has written an open letter to Sharon Maddix, Deputy Director Local Transport at the Department for Transport (DfT) to raise concerns over potentially devastating cuts to bus services planned to coincide with the end of Covid recovery funding.

Operator has licence revoked after blaming his drivers

24 January 2022

When caught operating too many vehicles for their licence and with more than 200 drivers’ hours offences in a three-month period, Hunter Transport’s operator sought to blame all of the problems on his drivers.

Fines increase for London red route violations

21 January 2022

With effect from 17 January 2022, Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the charge for ignoring the rules on some of London's busiest roads has increased from £130 to £160.

Free bus travel for under-22s in Scotland

20 January 2022

With a focus on children and young people who need to make essential journeys, applications are now open for all five to 21 year-olds living in Scotland to access free bus travel.