Bus passengers on the rise with £2 bus fare cap

Bus passenger numbers across Devon are on the up and it’s hoped that the recent Government announcement to extend the £2 bus fare scheme could encourage others to get on board, according to Devon County Council. The £2 single fare cap has now been extended until the end of 2024. The move will be applauded […]

CU Phosco Lighting announce cost-savings on new and improved traditional lighting range   

The UK’s largest family-owned manufacturer of outdoor lighting has announced a number of improvements to their traditional lighting range, including enhanced lumen performance, superior efficacy and lighting quality. The range, ideal for retrofit lighting or projects that needs a traditional-style lantern with the latest LED technology for optimal energy savings, promises to be their most […]

Radical changes to rail tickets urged as part of new report

Campaign for Better Transport is calling for a Best Price Guarantee, a low-cost monthly public transport ticket and rewards for frequent travellers in the form of Rail Miles as it launches its blueprint for fares and ticketing reform at Kings Cross Railway Station in London today (31 October). A fare future for rail: A blueprint […]

Nearly one in five older people in Wales say public transport is a major challenge

Nearly one in five older people in Wales say public transport is a challenge for them, according to a new survey. Age Cymru’s fourth annual What matters to you? survey of almost 1200 older people across Wales found that 18% of older people were dissatisfied with public transport in Wales, reports Nation Cymru. Respondents said reduced or […]

Norwich’s first electric buses have hit the streets

Norwich’s first zero-emissions electric buses have hit the city’s streets today. Seven brand new electric double deckers, owned and operated by First Bus, are now serving passengers on the Pink, Red, Orange and Blue lines. These vehicles are the first of a fleet of seventy that are being rolled out over the coming months, to […]

Luton Council become 100th organisation to sign Stamp it Out Commitment

Following a rise in road worker abuse in the area, Luton Council has taken positive steps to help eradicate it by signing the industry-led Stamp It Out Commitment. In doing so it becomes the 100th organisation, whether local authority or contractor to sign the pledge in under six months. By signing this, the council pledges […]

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