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Bus News
The government this week launched changes to the free concessionary bus travel scheme in England as bus passenger lobby group Bus Users UK called... continue
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Regular News
Bus users UK has rejected calls by the Commission for Integrated Transport for the government to reconsider reforming the Bus Service... continue
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Opinion
Robert Jack
Theresa Villiers, the shadow transport secretary, made a statement at a meeting last month that showed a shift in thinking within the Conservative... continue
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Bus News
Robert
A Conservative government would put pressure on local authorities to introduce more bus lanes and bus priority measures, shadow transport secretary... continue
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People
Jo Barnes, campaigner on community rail and environmental issues, has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer at the age of 62. Barnes... continue
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Bus News
Scottish bus operators have cautiously welcomed the news that the Scottish government has announced  a £4m funding package that will see... continue
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Regular Feature
By Rhodri Clark
South East Wales Transport Alliance has made good progress with its development of rail services, but its grand plans for buses have suffered a bumpy... continue
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Rail News
Research by Steer Davies Gleave has shown that massive reductions in public transport fares and increases in motoring taxes could be required to meet... continue
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Bus News
By Meera Rambissoon
Stagecoach and passenger lobby group Bus Users UK have expressed their disappointment at the soundly defeated outcome of the Transport Innovation... continue
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Bus News
BUS USERS UK and local bus company management were kept very busy at the Bristol bus users’ surgery aboard a brand new First double-decker last... continue
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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
London mayor Boris Johnson’s scrapping of the Cross River Tram and the lack of light rail plans in the £1bn package of funding proposals... continue
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In Passing
A number of people freely admit to a loathing of petrolhead journalist and television presenter Jeremy Clarkson and now bus enthusiasts have another... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
High speed rail in the UK will be pushed forward, with the creation of a new Public Interest Group, spear-headed by Greengauge 21, whose planned... continue
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Regular News
By Robert Jack
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly used her speech to the Labour party conference in Manchester this week to announce £25m of Kickstart funding for... continue
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People
Graham Messenger has been appointed as the first, full-time coaching executive for the Confederation of Passenger Transport. While Messenger’s... continue
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In brief
The Confederation of Passenger Transport is aiming to enhance its presence in the North East of England at a gala dinner at the Baltic Mill in... continue
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In brief
United City, the alliance of key Greater Manchester businesses formed to support the TIF investment, has boosted its membership with the addition of... continue
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Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
Government proposals for a new bus passenger representative body include the creation of a consumer group covering both bus and rail services,... continue
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Opinion
When you think about the multi-million pound cheque that Passenger Focus is given by the government each year to represent rail passengers, it seems... continue
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People
Lobbying group Transform Scotland has appointed Steve Stradling, Professor of Transport Psychology at Napier University, as the new chair of the... continue
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