25 Jan '13, 3pm

Bus and Coach News: Consolidated fund to support Welsh buses: Welsh transport minister Carl ... #bus #coach #diesel

Welsh transport minister Carl Sargeant has announced a new funding scheme to support bus operators, community transport and local authority bus services across the country. The £25million Regional Transport Services Grant will replace the former Bus Services’ Operators Grant, the Local Transport Services Grant and Community Transport Concessionary Fares Initiative. It comes in to force on 1 April. Under the new funding scheme bus operators will be rewarded for developments such as maintaining a strategic network of core routes, offering affordable fares, improving timetables and providing multi-operator ticketing schemes. The fund will be administered through the Regional Transport Consortia. Sargeant explains: “This new funding arrangement, which has been developed in collaboration with bus operators, will put the passenger first and incentivise operators to deliver servi...

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busandcoach.com 25 Jan '13, 3pm

Revenue at First UK Bus was up 2,1 per cent in the three months to 31 December. In an interim management statement First n...

Bus and Coach News: First Borismaster route announced: London mayor Boris Johnson has announ... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: First Borismaster route ann...

busandcoach.com 25 Jan '13, 8pm

Having announced with much fanfare two months ago that the first of London mayor Boris Johnson’s “new Routemasters” would ...

Bus and Coach News: Nexus accused of quality co...

busandcoach.com 25 Jan '13, 3pm

The North East Bus Operators’ Association has accused Nexus, the Tyne and Wear PTE, of continuing to “talk down” proposals...

Bus and Coach News: Metro backing off quality c...

busandcoach.com 25 Jan '13, 3pm

There are signs that Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE, is backing away from its pursuit of quality contracts, as it acknowled...

Bus and Coach News: Jobseeker boost on West Yorkshire buses: The Buses for Jobs scheme which... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Jobseeker boost on West Yor...

busandcoach.com 31 Jan '13, 12pm

The Buses for Jobs scheme which offered free-travel to job-seekers in January has proved a hit in West Yorkshire, accordin...

Bus and Coach News: Chinese electric buses London trial: Two BYD electric buses will be ente... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Chinese electric buses Lond...

busandcoach.com 31 Jan '13, 12pm

Two BYD electric buses will be entering service with Go-Ahead in London this year. They will be full-size 12m models. BYD ...

Most bus services in Margate: Thanet services p...

stagecoachbus.com 28 Jan '13, 3pm

Thanet services possible disruption due to emergency roadworks Following a burst water main in Westwood Road, Broadstairs ...

Drop in and have your say on Metro's bus servic...

wymetro.com 29 Jan '13, 1pm

Metro is currently reviewing tendered bus services in the Leeds area. Tendered bus services are those which Metro wholly o...

Road repairs begin - Australasian Bus and Coach...

busnews.com.au 30 Jan '13, 7am

The arduous task of repairing almost 5,000 kilometres of state and local roads damaged by ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald has b...

Fuel cell buses attend the World Economic Forum: It’s day two of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ...

Fuel cell buses attend the World Economic Forum...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 24 Jan '13, 11am

It’s day two of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today and as the heads of state, top economists and policym...

Bus and Coach News: Low-carbon awards for hybrid power: Wrightbus, Transport for London, Wil... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Low-carbon awards for hybri...

busandcoach.com 31 Jan '13, 12pm

Wrightbus, Transport for London, Williams Hybrid Power and Go-Ahead have all been recognised in this week’s Low Carbon Cha...

London's new buses to be run by Singapore-owned operator - Straits Times

London's new buses to be run by Singapore-owned...

straitstimes.com 28 Jan '13, 3am

Singapore-owned bus operator Metroline Limited will run a new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses on the streets of Lo...

Bus and Coach News: Bus for Jobs success: Around 45,000 journeys were made by users of last ... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Bus for Jobs success: Aroun...

busandcoach.com 06 Feb '13, 10am

Around 45,000 journeys were made by users of last month's Bus for Jobs scheme, which offered free local bus travel to job-...

Bus and Coach News: First lose out in London: Stagecoach is expanding in London with the win... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: First lose out in London: S...

busandcoach.com 06 Feb '13, 10am

Stagecoach is expanding in London with the winning of five contracts with a peak requirement of 56 buses. Four of the rout...

Crowdsourcing Your Bus Wait-Time

Crowdsourcing Your Bus Wait-Time

cleantechnica.com 28 Jan '13, 10am

It’s painfully chilly waiting for the bus in Minnesota these days, which makes even minor delays seem like hours. But know...