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.
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).
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.
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.
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.