Bus Manifesto

In our 2024 Manifesto for Buses we're calling for improved accessibility, an end to restrictions on concessionary passes and long-term, fully funded support for public, shared and active travel  READ MORE

Looking at the positives

To coincide with the launch of our Manifesto, Claire Walters lays out the positive signs for passenger growth in routeONE and calls on the next government to unlock the full potential of buses  READ MORE

Passenger satisfaction

As Transport Focus launches its new Your Bus Journey survey, we featured on BBC news looking at bus satisfaction levels in England and the impact of transport poverty and social exclusion on communities  READ MORE

Transport for ALL

A new research report from the disabled people's organisation Transport for All examines the barriers facing disabled people when travelling and assesses the priorities for change  READ MORE

The road ahead

The newly published 'Roadmap for Bus Reform' from Welsh Government and Transport for Wales has been welcomed by our Director for Wales as 'realistic' given the current funding environment  READ MORE

Bus stop

Following news that Transport Scotland is pausing the Bus Partnership Fund beyond 2023/24, our Director for Scotland, Greig Mackay, looks at the impact the Fund has had on services and passenger journeys  READ MORE

Getting connected

In a webinar for Community Rail Network, Lydia Horbury sets out how the BSIP refresh of 2024 can bring about greater integration between bus, rail and all forms of public, shared and active travel  READ MORE

Transforming the North

Our Director for England, Lydia Horbury, joined Transport for the North's annual conference to look at how franchising and enhanced partnerships could transform the North's buses  READ MORE

West Yorkshire bus reform

In our submission to the West Yorkshire Bus Reform Consultation we question whether a region-wide, one-size-fits-all approach to running bus services is in the best interests of passengers  READ MORE

Safer still

Our 'Making Public Transport Even Safer' campaign was highlighted in a guest article for PACTS recently as part of their work towards a transport system in which all users feel safe  READ MORE

The right direction

After we highlighted the vital importance of local bus services in our Neath Port Talbot Consultation, the Council has announced it will be launching new, and reinstating cut services in the area   READ MORE

Mind the gap

The North has seen bigger cuts to buses than anywhere else in England, leaving more than 2 in 5 disabled residents, carers and people on low incomes facing social exclusion  READ MORE

Change for the good?

In a podcast for Intelligent Transport, our CEO Claire Walters and Chair Jennie Martin chart the evolution of technology in transport and the challenges and opportunities for accessibility and inclusion  READ MORE

Sustainable ways

Barclay Davies, our Director for Wales, takes a deep dive into a report from the Welsh Youth Parliament on what young people really think of public transport and how we can get them on board  READ MORE

Fuss on the bus

To mark World Book Day, our Director for England donned her best bus print dress to read 'You can't take an Elephant on the bus'. If you were wondering how to draw said bus and elephant... READ MORE

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