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Bus News Lead Story
Transport for London has restated its commitment to a major expansion of hybrid-powered buses. Following the election of Boris Johnson as major of... continue
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Regular Feature
By Andrew Garnett
The recent Euro Bus Expo show in Birmingham gave manufacturers the chance to show off some of their latest kit and it was also the setting for the... continue
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Bus News
South yorkshire PTE has approved plans for further Statutory Quality Partnerships  in Barnsley and Doncaster. SYPTE is aiming to implement two... continue
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Bus News
Go Ahead, has the youngest and greenest bus fleet of all major UK?operators, according to a new report published by consultancy firm, the TAS... continue
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Regular News
By Robert Jack
The Liberal Democrats oppose returning the rail network to direct state control, but they believe that local government should have greater powers... continue
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Regular News
Getting more people on to public transport may not be the solution to a greener future and could worsen our environmental problems worse, Professor... continue
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Other Columnist
By Jeremy Acklam
It’s a truism that to achieve our aspirations as a leading country in a global economy, efficient public transport is critical. Ultimately our... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
Whatever else it has done, the high oil price has certainly shone a spotlight on the advantages of public transport. Car travel flat, bus and rail... continue
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In brief
Stagecoach North East has begun work on a £350,000 green programme launched earlier this year. During the first phase, the company is set to... continue
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Bus News
SPT, the Regional Transport Partnership for the west of Scotland, is to fund the conversion of two buses from conventional power to hybrid power,... continue
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Letters to the Editor
By Ray Bentley
The consultation on the reform to BSOG is now closed. The aims of the consultation were laudable. They sought value for money from BSOG and... continue
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News Extra
By Robert Jack
The Department for Transport is now considering the responses to its consultation paper on reform of the Bus Service Operators’ Grant in... continue
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Regular News
Fitting newer, more fuel efficient engines to midlife trains may have only a small part to play in train operators’ energy efficiency... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has launched a six-month trial of an in-cab driver system to improve safety, reduce fuel costs and cut carbon emissions. The initiative... continue
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Rail News
Leading transport expert Professor Rod Smith is calling for government to invest at least £10bn into alternative fuels to cut carbon emissions... continue
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News Extra
Chris Cheek
As we look forward into the New Year, there are three main preoccupations for observers of the public transport scene: the progress of the... continue
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Regular Feature
Matthew Ledbury
The use of environmental criteria when deciding on transport policy has never been more apparent than it is today. Cutting emissions of greenhouse... continue
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In brief
Parisian transit authority RATP has submitted a ‘green paper’ to the European Union that sets out how urban mobility can be improved... continue
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Bus News
Authorities in a national park plan to buy new buses which will run on oil produced in the immediate area. Pembrokeshire Coast’s growing ... continue
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Regular News
Train operators have backed a campaign by the All Party Parliamentary Sustainable Aviation Group to underline the environmental and productivity... continue
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