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New Transit
Interview Detail
FirstGroup owns America’s iconic Greyhound bus operation. While parts of this business are suffering, the ‘Boltbus’ service it... continue
New Transit
Interview
Robert Jack
It’s a landmark year for FirstGroup and its chief executive, Sir Moir Lockhead, but also a pivotal one. The company is celebrating its... continue
Transit
Bus News
megabus.com, the Stagecoach-owned budget inter-city coach service, has attracted one million passengers in North America in the past six months as... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A new study compares the "full life-cycle" emissions generated by 11 different modes of transportation in the US.
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Transit
Media Monitor
Bus Rapid Transit program may roll out in nine locations in Queens Bus Rapid Transit - a system that allows buses... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Satellite Navigation systems could be in danger of breaking down within the next year, according to the US government. Officials ha... continue
Transit
Business Comment
James Dark
First may not have come out crowing about its prospects of beating the recession, but in trumpeting its unique advantages over its rivals it came... continue
Transit
Interview
James Dark
Like many other senior transport professionals of his generation, Nick Brown started his working life as a BR management trainee. But the way his... continue
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People Lead Story
Dean Finch has left First after 10 years with the company to become the new chief executive of Tube Lines. Finch was group chief operating officer... continue
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In brief
Public transport offers better value for money than usually stated. These are the findings of a focus paper by UITP, the international association of... continue
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Regular News
Robert Jack
First Group has claimed it is unique among UK transport groups in its ability to combat the recession. The triumphant statement came as First... continue
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Media Monitor
A fall in passenger revenue at its UK rail businesses has not prevented First Group from raising its dividend. More than h... continue
Transit
Media Monitor
New USA website BusJunction.com compares tickets and amenities like onboard Wi-Fi across 12 premium bus lines. Intercity... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
According to consultant Arup, the ability to model the carbon dioxide emissions of transport has become much more sophisticated in recent years but... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Matthew Juckes has been appointed to lead Braidwood Associates’ new office in New Jersey in the USA. Juckes joins the microsimulation traffic... continue
Transit
Business Comment Lead Story
Once again the fact was reinforced last week at the Bus as Rapid Transit conference in London. Yes 2009 promises to be the year that bus-based rapid... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Garnett
Bus rapid transit can be an effective tool for encouraging modal shift at much lower cost than competing light rail alternatives. That was one of the... continue
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Business Comment
there has been much consolidation in the UK passenger transport sector, but not among the ‘Big Five’ plcs that dominate the industry.... continue
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Regular News
A potential takeover bid by Stagecoach is one of the explanations that has been offered for a rapid rise in National Express Group’s depressed... continue
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Business Monitor
TRANSPORT operator National?Express Group recorded increased operating profits during the year to December 31 2008, according to its annual report.... continue
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