Meet the team

We're proud to welcome four new members to the Bus Users Board - Charlie Barnes, Laura Creaven, Cecelia Hibbert and Tom Quay - whose skills and expertise will help improve access to transport  READ MORE

Fair cap

Extending the £2 fare cap launched in January would encourage more people on board and help passengers access education, work and healthcare during the cost-of-living crisis  READ MORE

Direct action

With emergency funding for bus services coming to an end, we have called on governments in England, Scotland and Wales for an urgent extension with Wales already committing to a further 3 months  READ MORE

Cutting car dependency

As well as extending emergency bus funding, Welsh Government has now scrapped all major road schemes and will instead focus on freeing up road space and making public transit more attractive  READ MORE

Share the love

We co-signed a letter from Campaign for Better Transport to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, hand-delivered on Valentine's Day, asking him to show some love for public transport in his Spring Statement  READ MORE

Behind the wheel

Victoria Walker and Dawn Badminton-Capps joined Go North East for a VIP driving experience designed to encourage more people, particularly women, to consider bus driving as a profession  READ MORE

Accessibility Audit 2023

Look out for our second accessibility survey launching in March 2023. We want as many operators as possible to take part so we can share innovation and best practice in bus and coach accessibility.

Going green?

Writing in Coach and Bus Week Claire Walters questions whether electric cars really are the greener transport choice and the vaunted solution to decarbonisation and economic recovery  READ MORE

Safety first

Following the United Nation's Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we joined forces with Women in Transport to highlight the things we can all do to help make public transport safer  READ MORE

Better buses

Bus Users is part of the North East Joint Transport Committee that is bringing more services, cheaper fares, better infrastructure and improved bus priority measures to passengers in County Durham  READ MORE

Making connections

We welcomed the Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership's strategy to transform the region's bus network and create a Sustainable Travel Zone along with investment in sustainable and active travel  READ MORE

U-turn on returns

Stagecoach South Wales has reversed plans to scrap return tickets, following concern that fare rises would see passengers having to pay more per ticket and buy more tickets for each journey  READ MORE

Making fares go farther

Writer and bus lover Emily Turner travelled by bus from England to Edinburgh in just 3 days, crossing England for just £30 thanks to the fare cap which she'd like to see extended indefinitely  READ MORE

An honour

Congratulations to our Trustee and retiring Secretary General of ITS (UK), Jennie Martin, on her well-deserved MBE awarded for services to transport technology   READ MORE

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