Bus & Coach - Articles and news items

New RTPI features for passengers in Quebec City

Industry news  •  21 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Travelers on the Réseau de Transport de la Capitale (RTC) in Quebec City now have access to a new feature on the Nomade application.

Council confirms an operator for MetroBus

Industry news  •  21 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

It has been confirmed that the first bus operator to start running part of MetroBus will be First Bristol.

New website launched dedicated to supporting local buses

Industry news  •  16 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

A website has been launched to support the issue of using local buses, designed for the general public to go to as a source of information.

York’s Park & Ride partnership extended

Industry news  •  15 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

City of York Council and First York are set to extend their partnership delivering York’s Park & Ride service.

BYD ADL wins contract in London

Industry news  •  15 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

BYD ADL electric bus partnership been selected as preferred bidder by RATP Dev London for 36 10.8m pure electric buses.

Will Dublin’s bus network be redesigned?

Industry news  •  13 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The Dublin Bus Redesign Report has been launched, identifying issues with the current bus network and proposing strategies to address them.

Bus & Tram In-Depth Focus 2017

Issue 3 2017, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  12 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

In this Bus & Tram In-Depth Focus: Fuel cell buses – A flexible, zero-emission solution; ‘BusConnects’ – Improving services in Dublin; and Investing in change and laying foundations for the future…

Don’t forget the passenger

Issue 3 2017  •  11 June 2017  •  Brian Masson, Director of Multi Modal Transport Solutions Ltd

The bus industry throughout the UK is facing challenging times. Never ending political upheaval; uncertainty at local, national and inter national levels; increasing costs due to a weak pound; and inflationary pressure from staff regarding wages. At the same time, air quality and congestion issues are greater than ever. The impact of these factors is seeing a reduction in bus use across the country. In an article for Eurotransport, Brian Masson, Director of Multi Modal Transport Solutions Ltd, gives his insight into what needs to be done to halt, and hopefully reverse, this reduction.

FirstGroup and Bridgestone announce global partnership

Industry news  •  8 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Leading transport operator, FirstGroup, has signed a $110 million, five-year deal with tyre supplier Bridgestone.

Nomad Digital delivers Wi-Fi to OBB’s Postbus in Austria

Industry news  •  8 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Nomad Digital, has partnered with ÖBB Postbus (Austria’s primary bus operator) to deliver Wi-Fi to the Postbus fleet.

Stagecoach calls for tougher action on air quality

Industry news  •  7 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

As part of its Green Week campaign, the Stagecoach Group has called for tougher action on air quality to protect communities across Britain.

New electric buses for Brisbane airport

Industry news  •  5 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Brisbane Airport (BNE) will be the first Australian airport to roll out a fleet of 11 electric buses in a contract worth $5 million per year.

US Department of Transportation announces $55 million in funding for clean buses

Industry news  •  2 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

The US Department of Transportation has announced the opportunity to apply for up to $55 million in competitive grant funding.

New fuel cell buses for Germany and South Tyrol

Industry news  •  30 May 2017  •  Eurotransport

Wuppertal based WSW mobil GmbH has tendered the procurement of 63 fuel cell buses for operation in Germany and South Tyrol.

Stagecoach Manchester bus drivers awarded for safe and fuel-efficient driving

Industry news  •  15 May 2017  •  Eurotransport

The Fleet Elite standard, which measures safe and fuel-efficient driving, has been awarded to 487 Stagecoach Manchester employees.