£1 Sunday tickets coming as part of £8.5m bus service improvements

Bus service improvements totalling £8.5m, including a discounted fare scheme for 16-21-year-olds and £1 adult fares on Sunday, are set to be introduced in Lancashire. On Thursday 9 May, the council’s cabinet approved the spending plan for £7.025m Bus Service Improvement Plan Phase 3 funding from the Department for Transport (DfT). It comes after the […]

Grant funding helping to improve bus services across Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is continuing to support bus services on important routes after securing a Government grant. The money has come through the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) and routes supported by the scheme include: Councillor Angela Kandola, Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Transport said: “The bus support package is vital for protecting important routes and […]

New bus SaverCards launched in Hertfordshire

Two new bus SaverCards have been launched through Hertfordshire County Council’s Intalink partnership, opening up discounts on bus fares. This is being funded from the Bus Service Improvement Plan and the Department for Transport. The new Senior SaverCard will enable those over 60 years old to obtain significant discounts on multi operator tickets.. The 19-25 […]

Bus service improvement plan brings new Town Link to King’s Lynn

Residents of King’s Lynn will soon be able to travel around their town more easily as the new 3H Town Link bus service begins to run. From Monday 21 August the new Town Link service, run by local independent bus company Go To Town, will be departing Kings Lynn Bus Station seven times a day […]

New Lancaster to Knott End bus will link to villages

A new bus service being launched this month will improve public transport connections between Lancaster, Garstang and Knott End. The new Service 88 will work alongside the existing Service 89 which operates directly between Lancaster and Knott End, and link to Garstang, Nateby, Out Rawcliffe, Scronkey and Stakepool, according to Lancashire County Council. It means […]

Better bus services for Kent following £16 million funding boost

Residents across Kent will benefit from more reliable, punctual and cheaper bus services thanks to more than £16 million of new government funding to improve local transport connections and grow the economy. The Department for Transport has today (21 June 2023) confirmed that Kent County Council will receive £16.1 million for its bus service improvement plan […]

Portsmouth City Council welcomes Keith Willcox as Transport Advisor

Portsmouth City Council has announced the appointment of Keith Willcox, who has joined as Transport Advisor to assist rolling out high profile transport schemes within the city, including the cities ambitious Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). Keith joins Portsmouth City Council on a part time basis, bringing a wealth of transport industry knowledge and experience […]

New era begins under bus service agreement in Brighton & Hove

A new era for improving bus services in Brighton & Hove will begin this week. The first meeting between the council and the city’s four bus operators under a new Enhanced Partnership (EP) agreement will take place this week. Under the new agreement, the council, along with Brighton & Hove Buses (and Metrobus), Stagecoach, Compass Travel and […]

Bus Service Improvement Plans to enhance bus travel across the Peninsula Transport area

Peninsula Transport has welcomed proposals to enhance bus travel across the region as the five local transport authorities across the Peninsula Transport area submit Bus Service Improvement Plans to Government. Chairman of Peninsula Transport, Councillor Andrea Davis said: “Oh behalf of Peninsula Transport I would like to congratulate all our transport authorities for submitting their […]


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