CPT News Release: Case for bus priority goes up a gear
CPT, pteg, TfL, Greener Journeys and CBT have today launched Bus Priority Works, a new brochure setting out the case for bus priority schemes in a non-technical and compelling way.
Catch the Bus Week 2014
This year’s Catch the Bus Week runs from 28 April to 4 May. The aim of this national campaign is to encourage people out of cars and on to buses, whilst also increasing general awareness of the benefits of bus travel.
Tourist Coach Action Plan for London
On 29 October 2013, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT UK) and Transport for London (TfL) launched the Tourist Coach Action Plan, a strategy which sets out a list of achievable actions and goals designed to improve the experience for coach tour operators/drivers coming into the capital.
Bus 2020: A Manifesto for the Next Parliament
Since 2008, the British economy has been facing some of the greatest challenges it has seen for decades. From stubbornly high youth unemployment to growth figures barely bumping along the bottom and persistently low footfalls on our high streets, the UK is faced with a myriad of complex and finely balanced issues that we must address in order to return to normalcy.
CPT Scotland Manifesto - Better Buses for the People of Scotland
This Manifesto highlights the importance of Scotland’s bus and coach industries and details the good work of operators across the country.
Britain's Coaches: Delivering Properity to You
This report highlights that coach tourism is worth approx £2.35 billion to Britain’s economy and could be worth even more with investment in better facilities by local government.
The One Billion Challenge from Greener Journeys
Britain’s biggest bus and coach operators have warned (15/09) the Government that it risks missing key carbon reduction targets by failing to maximise the potential of buses and coaches to help tackle climate change.
Door-to-Door by Public Transport
This report focuses on how the National Rail network (outside London) interacts with other public transport to achieve successful door-to-door journeys, where train travel provides the primary journey.
Britain's Coaches: Partnership and Passengers
Britain's Coaches: Partnership and Passengers promotes the value of the coach to the economy, environment and social inclusion. It also highlights to regions across the UK the actions they need to take in order to attract coach passengers to their area and reap the benefits on offer.
Everyone Needs to Travel
The impact of climate change throughout the world is one of the major issues facing every one of us in our everyday lives. There is much discussion and various views on the damage being done to the environment and the role that transport can play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
On the Move 2007 - New Passengers, New Opportunities
A report launched on today by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, reveals that a boom in bus use is helping to lift doom on the high street with almost a billion bus journeys last year used for shopping.
Moving Forward - New Opportunities, New Passengers
Bus passenger numbers in the UK’s major urban areas could rise by more than 11% under a package of improvements to services delivered by operators and transport authorities, according to a new report published today by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK.
Our Manifesto - Better Buses for the People of Scotland
CPT Scotland has launched its Bus Manifesto for 2007. Produced by CPT, and funded by members of CPT’s Scottish Bus Commission, the Manifesto showcases the ongoing good work of the bus industry in Scotland.
On the Move 2006 - Passengers, Partnerships and Growth
A report published today reveals that bus use in the UK is booming. The number of bus trips taken last year hit 4.6 billion, more than double the combined figure for rail, tram and London Underground.
On the Move 2005 - The Changing Face of the UK Bus Industry
The fastest growing routes in a buoyant British bus industry are unveiled today and in pole position is the X30/X31 from Newcastle to Lanchester in County Durham. Passenger figures for 2004 are up 131 per cent compared to 2003.