Photo of Pride revellers on top of a Brighton bus shelter and the bus named after gay rights activist George Montague

Celebrating Pride weekend with Brighton & Hove Buses and a bus named George Montague - a reminder that buses are about accessibility and inclusion

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Get on board

Kickstart Catch the Bus Month 2022 with our new Partner Pack It's full of ideas for events  and campaigns, along with free to download posters, graphics and research. Keep an eye on our events listings and let us know what you'll be doing for #CTBM

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Widening the gap

Bus Users has welcomed a report from Campaign for Better Transport highlighting the growing inequality between rural and urban bus services as a result of competitive funding bids Read more

A free pass

Transport Focus has explored the changing habits of concessionary bus pass holders across the UK to find out why so many have reduced their bus use since before the pandemic Read more

Women in transport

Women in Transport Hub Wales and Chwarae Teg have embarked on a joint research project to better understand the experiences of women working in the transport industry in Wales Read more

London calling

Plans to cut services and reduce frequencies on London's bus network will have a huge impact on the  people who rely on them as well as reducing the scope for encouraging modal shift Read more

Raising the bar

Our on-board monitoring services have recently helped a medium-sized bus operator in England to improve and maintain standards in customer care, driving, ticketing  and service reliability Read more

Transport innovation

Our CEO, Claire Walters, and Director for Wales, Barclay Davies, are joining this year's Transport Innovation Summit tackling the cost of travel and using passenger behaviour to build better transport Read more

Missing out

Researchers from Sustrans and UWE Bristol have identified a 'postcode lottery' for young people when it comes to accessing free and discounted bus fares which can significantly impact their life chances  Read more

Leaving passengers behind

In a new blog our Director for Wales explores digital exclusion and asks if technology is always the answer when it comes to making public transport more accessible Read more

Disability power

Our Chief Executive, Claire Walters, has been shortlisted for the Shaw Trust Disability Power 100 which showcases the strengths of disabled people and the benefits of accessibility and inclusion Read more

What passengers really think

Research from Worldline supports what passengers have long been telling Bus Users UK - that their main priorities are reliable, frequent, affordable and joined up services with simple fares and ticketing Read more

Bus back better?

The aims of the National Bus Strategy have not been matched by the funding needed to reverse the 16% fall in services seen in the first year of the pandemic says Campaign for Better Transport Read more

Decarbonisation dividend

As well as reinforcing the health and societal benefits of buses, a report commissioned by CPT says that without shifting from cars to buses and coaches, the UK will fall short of its net zero ambitions Read more

Major bus cuts

Greig MacKay, Bus Users Director for Scotland was on STV recently discussing the perfect storm of the pandemic and driver shortages which are hitting bus services in Tayside and Fife Watch here

Making an impact

The Oxford Bus Company is raising awareness of mental health issues after the charity Restore won a 'Brand the Bus' competition. People are being encouraged to 'Spot, Snap and Share!'

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