First schemes completed in boost to frequency of Thanet Loop bus service

Passengers in part of Kent are to benefit from increased bus frequency as Kent County Council (KCC) moves forward with its measures aimed at improving journey times. As part of the Thanet Loop Improvement Project, new parking restrictions have been installed along main parts of the existing bus route in the borough to ensure journeys […]

Durham’s central bus station opens to the public

Durham Country Council has opened its new central bus station to the public. The council said it hoped the new bus station would be a major transport hub for the county and would attract more shoppers and tourists to the area. A spokeswoman said the design of the exit on to North Road had improved […]

Plans to make bus journeys more reliable in Solihull to be revealed

Detailed designs for new bus lanes, shelters and junction upgrades on the busy Hobs Moat Road/Lode Lane commuter route in Solihull are being unveiled. The new infrastructure will allow buses to bypass traffic queues between Solihull town centre and the A45 Coventry Road making journeys more reliable, regular and predictable for passengers. It is part […]

Support for bus lane improvements in Devon

Bus lane improvements in Barnstaple and Exeter have moved a step closer. Devon County Council’s Cabinet has agreed to advertise traffic regulation orders for a £525,000 bus lane scheme in Roundswell and a £400,000 scheme in Exeter City Centre which form part of Devon’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). Both schemes, which will use a […]

North Somerset Council starts major improvement works on bus routes

The first major bus improvement scheme planned for North Somerset is set to begin in Long Ashton next month as part of ambitious bus service improvements which will make bus travel faster, greener, more reliable, convenient, and co-ordinated across the region. The first improvements works of North Somerset Council’s Bus Services Improvement Plan taking place […]

Stagecoach launch UK’s first fully-electric city bus network in Inverness

Stagecoach has celebrated the launch of the UKs first fully-electric city bus network in Inverness today (Thursday 2nd February), where they were joined by Minister for Transport Jenny Gilruth MSP. 25 brand-new zero-emission Yutong E10 buses are now operating on all city centre routes. The vehicles can operate from morning to evening on a single […]

Work starts on brand new Bulwell Bus Station in Nottingham

Work began this week on an ambitious project to replace the existing Bulwell Bus Station with a brand new and improved version.   Thanks to Transforming Cities funding that Nottingham City Council bid for and secured from central Government, the new bus station at Bulwell will make travelling by public transport even easier.   The scheme will have […]

New bus lane on the A610 will cut journey times and improve the reliability of bus services

The new A610 bus lane will cut journey times and improve the reliability of northbound bus services, according to Transport Nottingham. Bus services that will benefit from the introduction of the bus lane and further bus priority measures include the high frequency rainbow one service operated by trentbarton, whilst retaining all existing road capacity for all […]

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