Shaping transport

We're calling on disabled people to share their experiences of bus travel as part of a ground-breaking research project designed to improve transport accessibility and inclusion  READ MORE

Improving access

Operators are getting the message that improving accessibility can only be done by working in partnership with the people and groups most affected according to the findings of this year's Accessibility Audit  READ MORE

Affordable transport

In a welcome move for passengers, Government has extended the £2 fare cap on bus services in England (outside of London) until October 2023, with a further cap of £2.50 until November 2024  READ MORE


We held drop-in sessions for residents hit by the withdrawal of the T19 Conwy Valley service which has left communities struggling to access essential services, work and employment  READ MORE

World first

We experienced the world's first, full size autonomous bus service that will carry passengers over the iconic Forth Road Bridge from Ferrytoll Park & Ride in Fife to Edinburgh Park Transport Interchange  READ MORE

Travelcard under threat

Our Director for England has raised concerns over plans to scrap London's Day Travelcard scheme at a time when the need for accessible, affordable transport has never been greater  READ MORE

Getting accessibility right

Claire Walters was at this year's ALBUM Conference discussing accessibility and what the Accessible  Information Regulations will mean in practice for operators and passengers  WATCH THE PRESENTATION

Closing the gap

Our Chair, Jennie Martin, featured on Ben Whitaker's podcast Transit Voices recently, highlighting the communication gap between the transport sector and passengers, safety and diversity in transit  READ MORE

Access to opportunities

We're part of the North East Transport Joint Committee whose plans to transform services in the region include providing free bus travel for young people leaving local authority care  READ MORE


We were proud supporters of Scottish Bus Week 2023 run by @lovemybus - a great opportunity to celebrate these essential services and pay tribute to the people behind them READ MORE

Pursuit of excellence

The Bus Centre of Excellence is now live with a range of useful resources from groups including Bus Users UK, designed to 'share best practice, develop understanding, and grow further awareness' of the bus sector  READ MORE

Pride podcast

Our Trustee, Charlie Barnes, took a deep dive into identity, belonging, otherness and allyship as co-host of a Women in Transport podcast to coincide with this year's Pride Month READ MORE

Making transport better

Bus Users got behind a week long celebration of public transport, shared mobility, walking and cycling run by Campaign for Better Transport to encourage more people to travel sustainably. READ MORE

Future proof

The news that Welsh Government is making £46m available for bus services is extremely welcome but we need a long-term, ring-fenced funding commitment to protect services for the future  READ MORE

Challenging stereotypes

A new children's book 'Wonderful women bus drivers of the West Midlands' features the inspiring stories of six women operators to encourage women and young girls to consider a career driving buses  READ MORE 

Taking the wheel

Women driving change in transport, a blog by one of our Bus Compliance Officers for Scottish Bus Week, looks at the unique and inspiring contribution of women in the transport industry READ MORE

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