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UK Government Proposes Relaxing Bus Driver Age Restrictions

UK Government Proposes Relaxing Bus Driver Age Restrictions

The UK government has launched a consultation on lowering the minimum age for drivers operating buses and coaches over longer distances. 

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Electric Bus Trialed in Guernsey

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Electric Bus Trialed in Guernsey

An Alexander Dennis next-generation Enviro100EV electric bus has completed on-road trials with CT Plus in Guernsey.

National Express West Midlands Tickets Now Available on Uber

National Express West Midlands Tickets Now Available on Uber

National Express West Midlands (NXWM), Uber and Masabi have partnered to launch NXWM bus tickets in the Uber app.

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

VDL Bus & Coach has opened its bus manufacturing plant in Roeselare, Flanders to produce its new-generation Citea electric buses.

FlixBus Expands Coach Network in Northern England

FlixBus Expands Coach Network in Northern England

FlixBus is expanding its network with services to Manchester Airport from Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham and Manchester to York and Bradford. 

Canada: Nova Bus Delivers 3 LFSe+ Electric Buses to Banff

Canada: Nova Bus Delivers 3 LFSe+ Electric Buses to Banff

The Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission in Banff, Alberta has received its first LFSe+ battery electric buses from Nova Bus. 

UK Government Announces Grants for Bus Accessible Information

UK Government Announces Grants for Bus Accessible Information

The UK government has announced 4.65 million GBP in funding to support bus upgrades that will provide real-time travel information.

UK: Electric Buses Rolled Out in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport

UK: Electric Buses Rolled Out in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport

First Bus South has announced that its first electric buses have entered service in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport.

Karsan Launches Finland’s First Autonomous Electric Bus

Karsan Launches Finland’s First Autonomous Electric Bus

Karsan has delivered an Autonomous e-ATAK electric bus developed in cooperation with ADASTEC to Vy Group in Tampere, Finland. 

Automated Bus Consortium Issues RFS for Highly Automated Transit Buses

Automated Bus Consortium Issues RFS for Highly Automated Transit ...

The Automated Bus Consortium has released a new request for solutions (RFS) to procure heavy-duty highly automated transit buses.

Lithuania: First Škoda 32 Tr Trolleybus for Vilniaus Commences Testing

Lithuania: First Škoda 32 Tr Trolleybus for Vilniaus Commences Te...

Škoda Group has commenced the type tests and homologation process for the trolleybuses ordered for Vilniaus, Lithuania.  

Karsan to Deliver Additional e-ATA Electric Buses to Romania

Karsan to Deliver Additional e-ATA Electric Buses to Romania

Karsan has been contracted to deliver 25 10-metre e-ATA electric buses to the city of Iași in Romania, expanding its presence in the country.

Manchester Selects Final Operators for Bee Network Bus Services

Manchester Selects Final Operators for Bee Network Bus Services

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has contracted Metroline, Stagecoach, Diamond Bus and Go North West to run Bee Network bus services.

Los Angeles: 5.6 Miles of Bus Priority Lanes Open on Sepulveda Boulevard

Los Angeles: 5.6 Miles of Bus Priority Lanes Open on Sepulveda Bo...

LA Metro, LADOT and the City of Los Angeles have opened 5.6 miles of new bus priority lanes on Sepulveda Boulevard.

UK Government Updates Bus Franchising Guidance

UK Government Updates Bus Franchising Guidance

The UK's Department for Transport (DfT) has updated its bus franchising guidance to reflect Greater Manchester's recent experience. 

First Bus to Invest £89 Million in 178 Zero-Emission Buses

First Bus to Invest £89 Million in 178 Zero-Emission Buses

First Bus is investing 89 million GBP to procure 178 zero-emission buses and the corresponding infrastructure in four regions in the UK. 

Bus Supplier News

ALLNET and WAVECOM Agree on Sales Partnership

ALLNET and WAVECOM Agree on Sales Partnership

ALLNET and WAVECOM TECHNOLOGIES have agreed on an exclusive sales partnership for the German market.

Boost Reliability with Cancellation Data Insights

Boost Reliability with Cancellation Data Insights

Whether you’re looking for the headlines or a detailed analysis of routes, operators, and times, Mosaiq Insights has cancellations covered.

Hayden AI and Snapper Services Partner to Enhance Data Analysis

Hayden AI and Snapper Services Partner to Enhance Data Analysis

Hayden AI and Snapper Services today announced a new partnership to enhance data analysis for public transport providers.

NEXCOM Showcases Full Range of Solutions at NVIDIA GTC

NEXCOM Showcases Full Range of Solutions at NVIDIA GTC

NEXCOM will join the NVIDIA GTC global AI conference, taking place from March 18 to 21 at the San Jose Convention Center in California, USA.

12 Ebusco 3.0 12-Metre Buses for New Swiss Customer VBSG

12 Ebusco 3.0 12-Metre Buses for New Swiss Customer VBSG

Ebusco has signed a brand new contract with VBSG – Verkehrsbetriebe St. Gallen for 12 3.0 Ebusco electric vehicles.

Five Hydrogen-Powered Solaris Buses for Mantua, Italy

Five Hydrogen-Powered Solaris Buses for Mantua, Italy

APAM Esercizio S.p.A. from Mantua has placed an order for five modern hydrogen-powered buses, Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen.

Wrightbus’s Zero-Emissions Vehicle Being Trialled in Dorset

Wrightbus’s Zero-Emissions Vehicle Being Trialled in Dorset

A battery-electric bus manufactured by Wrightbus is being trialled in Dorset to demonstrate its zero-emission capabilities.

German PTO Deploys Occupancy Solution by NEXCOM & Isarsoft

German PTO Deploys Occupancy Solution by NEXCOM & Isarsoft

A German public transport operator has recently deployed new AI powered occupancy software from NEXCOM & Isarsoft into its transit ecosystem.

Vietnam Warmly Welcomes 207 Golden Dragon City Buses

Vietnam Warmly Welcomes 207 Golden Dragon City Buses

Recently, a total number of 207 units Golden Dragon city buses were fully assembled at the bus maker’s Haicang production base in Xiamen.

Mosaiq Insights Goes Live on AWS Marketplace

Mosaiq Insights Goes Live on AWS Marketplace

Snapper Services is today announcing that its Mosaiq Insights platform is available to purchase on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.

Waste-Free Automatic Tying System ATS Flex Now Available

Waste-Free Automatic Tying System ATS Flex Now Available

The ATS flex demonstrates HellermannTyton’s commitment to providing solutions that improve process quality and help avoid material waste.

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Wrightbus delves into the world of hybrid electric vehicles and the pivotal role of coach builders in bringing them to life.

Endurance Tests

Endurance Tests

PEI Mobility uses advanced equipment to assess the strength and fatigue of materials and the reliability of components over time.

Metro Vancouver’s Blueprint for Sustainable Transportation

Metro Vancouver’s Blueprint for Sustainable Transportation

The future of Metro Vancouver's sustainable transportation and housing is explored in this interview by Icomera's Gabriel Lopez-Bernal.

C & G Coaches Aquires Totalkare Mobile Lifting Equipment

C & G Coaches Aquires Totalkare Mobile Lifting Equipment

C & G Coaches are set to benefit from a completely mobile workshop including a refurbished set of Totalkare S6CF wireless mobile column lifts.

Pioneering Zero-Emissions Transport: Hydrogen Buses in London

Pioneering Zero-Emissions Transport: Hydrogen Buses in London

Wrightbus delves into the world of zero-emissions vehicles & explores the role of hydrogen buses in London's sustainable transportation landscape.

Bus Fleet

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Electric Bus Trialed in Guernsey

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Electric Bus Trialed in Guernsey

An Alexander Dennis next-generation Enviro100EV electric bus has completed on-road trials with CT Plus in Guernsey.

Canada: Nova Bus Delivers 3 LFSe+ Electric Buses to Banff

Canada: Nova Bus Delivers 3 LFSe+ Electric Buses to Banff

The Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission in Banff, Alberta has received its first LFSe+ battery electric buses from Nova Bus. 

UK: Electric Buses Rolled Out in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport

UK: Electric Buses Rolled Out in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport

First Bus South has announced that its first electric buses have entered service in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport.

Lithuania: First Škoda 32 Tr Trolleybus for Vilniaus Commences Testing

Lithuania: First Škoda 32 Tr Trolleybus for Vilniaus Commences Te...

Škoda Group has commenced the type tests and homologation process for the trolleybuses ordered for Vilniaus, Lithuania.  

Karsan to Deliver Additional e-ATA Electric Buses to Romania

Karsan to Deliver Additional e-ATA Electric Buses to Romania

Karsan has been contracted to deliver 25 10-metre e-ATA electric buses to the city of Iași in Romania, expanding its presence in the country.

First Bus to Invest £89 Million in 178 Zero-Emission Buses

First Bus to Invest £89 Million in 178 Zero-Emission Buses

First Bus is investing 89 million GBP to procure 178 zero-emission buses and the corresponding infrastructure in four regions in the UK. 

Second Phase of Bee Network Launches in Greater Manchester

Second Phase of Bee Network Launches in Greater Manchester

In the second phase of the Bee Network, bus services in Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Salford and north Manchester are now under local control. 

Go-Ahead Group Fleet to Surpass 1,100 Zero-Emission Buses

Go-Ahead Group Fleet to Surpass 1,100 Zero-Emission Buses

The Go-Ahead Group has achieved a new milestone by surpassing a total of 1,100 zero-emission buses ordered for its fleet. 

Cologne Orders 20 Additional Hydrogen Buses from Solaris

Cologne Orders 20 Additional Hydrogen Buses from Solaris

Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH (RVK) has placed its fourth order of Solaris hydrogen-powered buses to operate in Cologne, Germany. 

UK: Yutong E12 Electric Buses Deployed in Nottingham

UK: Yutong E12 Electric Buses Deployed in Nottingham

Twelve Yutong E12 fully electric buses are being rolled out in Nottingham, UK to provide more sustainable local transport services. 

US: GILLIG to Supply Up to 395 Electric Buses to King County Metro

US: GILLIG to Supply Up to 395 Electric Buses to King County Metr...

GILLIG has won a contract to supply up to 395 battery electric buses for King County Metro in Washington state. 

Île-de-France Mobilités Tests Bi-Articulated Electric Bus

Île-de-France Mobilités Tests Bi-Articulated Electric Bus

The bi-articulated electric bus designed for Île-de-France Mobilités by Van Hool, Kiepe Electric and Alstom has completed its first test run.

UK: National Express Unveils New Van Hool Altano TDX21 Coach

UK: National Express Unveils New Van Hool Altano TDX21 Coach

National Express has unveiled the first of 25 new Van Hool Altano TDX21 tri-axle coaches that are set to enter service in the UK this year. 

Île-de-France Mobilités Orders 22 Solaris Hydrogen Buses

Île-de-France Mobilités Orders 22 Solaris Hydrogen Buses

Île-de-France Mobilités has ordered 22 Urbino 12 hydrogen buses from Solaris Bus & Coach to operate as part of a pilot project. 

Enviro400EV Double-Decker Electric Bus Delivered to Stagecoach in Oxford

Enviro400EV Double-Decker Electric Bus Delivered to Stagecoach in...

Stagecoach has taken delivery of the first of 55 double-decker Alexander Dennis electric buses for operations in Oxford, UK.

New Flyer to Supply Up to 2,090 Xcelsior Transit Buses to New York

New Flyer to Supply Up to 2,090 Xcelsior Transit Buses to New Yor...

NFI's New Flyer of America has been awarded contracts from the New York City Transit Authority to supply up to 2,090 Xcelsior buses.

Videos

NEXCOM Demo Room Walk-In Tour – Part 2

NEXCOM has been developing in-vehicle computers and bringing intelligence to transportation for over 20 years.

Bus Infrastructure

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

Belgium: VDL Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant in Roeselare

VDL Bus & Coach has opened its bus manufacturing plant in Roeselare, Flanders to produce its new-generation Citea electric buses.

Los Angeles: 5.6 Miles of Bus Priority Lanes Open on Sepulveda Boulevard

Los Angeles: 5.6 Miles of Bus Priority Lanes Open on Sepulveda Bo...

LA Metro, LADOT and the City of Los Angeles have opened 5.6 miles of new bus priority lanes on Sepulveda Boulevard.

UK: Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Installed at Sheffield Interchange

UK: Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Installed at Sheffield I...

SWARCO Smart Charging has established an electric bus charging hub at the Sheffield Interchange for South Yorkshire’s first electric buses.

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus has completed work on its all-electric Roundtree Way bus depot in Norwich, which is home to Wrightbus electric buses.

New Agreement Supports Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal Replacement

New Agreement Supports Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal Replacement

Governor Hochul, Mayor Adams and the PANYNJ have announced an agreement supporting the $10bn replacement of the Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal.

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Begins Electrification of E-Bus Depot in The Hague

Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH has begun work on constructing a new e-bus depot in The Hague for HTM Personenvervoer NV.

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility

CTA to Reconstruct Bus Bridge at Harlem Blue Line Transit Facilit...

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has announced a 19.6 million USD project to reconstruct the bus bridge at its Harlem Blue Line Transit Facility.

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

UK: First Bus Announces Partnership with Openreach

First Bus has announced a collaboration with Openreach to allow the company access to its rapid EV charging infrastructure across bus depots nationwide.

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Completes Livingston Street Renovation

NYC DOT Commissioner, Ydanis Rodriguez, has announced the completion of a redesign of Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

CES 2024: MAN and ABB Collaborate on Megawatt Charging System

At CES, MAN Truck & Bus and ABB E-mobility have announced a collaboration to deliver a megawatt charging system for long-distance services. 

AECOM JV to Deliver Design Services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transit Corridor

AECOM JV to Deliver Design Services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transi...

An AECOM-led joint venture has been selected to deliver planning and design services for LA Metro’s Vermont Transit Corridor project.

New R6 RapidBus Service Launches in Metro Vancouver

New R6 RapidBus Service Launches in Metro Vancouver

In Metro Vancouver, Translink has commenced its R6 Scott Road RapidBus service operating in Surrey and Delta. 

Belgium: De Lijn Invests in Depot Charging Infrastructure

Belgium: De Lijn Invests in Depot Charging Infrastructure

Sustainable transport provider De Lijn has approved an order for an extensive charging infrastructure for its bus depots.

Dublin Bus’ Summerhill Depot Completes EV Charging Works

Dublin Bus’ Summerhill Depot Completes EV Charging Works

New vehicle charging facilities at Dublin Bus' Summerhill Depot have been completed and are due to enter operation this week.

3 BRT Routes Planned for Metro Vancouver

3 BRT Routes Planned for Metro Vancouver

TransLink has announced that three new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors will be established in Metro Vancouver.

US Government Pledges $110 Million for Transport in Madison

US Government Pledges $110 Million for Transport in Madison

The FTA has announced it has awarded a 110.6 million USD construction grant to the city of Madison, Wisconsin.

All the Latest News

World Passenger Festival Releases Exciting 2024 Agenda

World Passenger Festival Releases Exciting 2024 Agenda

World Passenger Festival has announced that the agenda for the upcoming 2024 event has been officially released.

New Journey Planner Launched for Manchester’s Bee Network

New Journey Planner Launched for Manchester’s Bee Network

A journey planner and live bus tracker have been added to the Bee Network app as Transport for Greater Manchester launches phase two of bus franchising.

£143 Million in ZEBRA Funding to Roll Out 950 Zero-Emission Buses

£143 Million in ZEBRA Funding to Roll Out 950 Zero-Emission Buses

The UK government is investing 143 million GBP to roll out an additional 955 zero-emission buses through its ZEBRA scheme.

UK: Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Installed at Sheffield Interchange

UK: Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure Installed at Sheffield I...

SWARCO Smart Charging has established an electric bus charging hub at the Sheffield Interchange for South Yorkshire’s first electric buses.

InnoTrans 2024: What to Expect from the Bus Industry

InnoTrans 2024: What to Expect from the Bus Industry

For InnoTrans 2024, details are starting to emerge on the companies attending from the bus industry and what participants should expect.

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus has completed work on its all-electric Roundtree Way bus depot in Norwich, which is home to Wrightbus electric buses.

New Agreement Supports Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal Replacement

New Agreement Supports Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal Replacement

Governor Hochul, Mayor Adams and the PANYNJ have announced an agreement supporting the $10bn replacement of the Midtown Manhattan Bus Terminal.

Van Hool to Cease Production of City Buses in Belgium

Van Hool to Cease Production of City Buses in Belgium

Van Hool has launched a recovery plan that will alter its approach to the public transport sector, resulting in around 1,100 job losses.

Transport for London Completes Superloop Network’s Orbital Loop

Transport for London Completes Superloop Network’s Orbital ...

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the city's new Superloop network of express bus services now circles the entire UK capital. 

Solaris to Deliver a Further 12 Electric Buses to Warsaw

Solaris to Deliver a Further 12 Electric Buses to Warsaw

MZA Warszawa has ordered a further 12 Urbino 12 electric buses from Solaris to operate in Warsaw, Poland. 

GILLIG Delivers 35 CNG Buses to Albuquerque

GILLIG Delivers 35 CNG Buses to Albuquerque

Albuquerque's transit agency, ABQ RIDE has received its first 35 CNG buses from GILLIG and has ordered an additional 18 units. 

Solaris Debuts New Urbino 12 Model at Mobility Move 2024

Solaris Debuts New Urbino 12 Model at Mobility Move 2024

Solaris has officially unveiled a brand new model of the Urbino 12 electric bus at the Mobility Move trade show in Berlin.

Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK to Serve Rotterdam Airport

Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK to Serve Rotterdam Airport

Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram (RET) and DAM Shuttles have ordered two Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK electric buses to serve Rotterdam Airport.

Welsh Government Announces Plans for Bus Franchising

Welsh Government Announces Plans for Bus Franchising

The Welsh government has announced franchising plans to launch buses as a public service in Wales. 

UK: Wrightbus Double-Deck Electric Bus Trialled in Dorset

UK: Wrightbus Double-Deck Electric Bus Trialled in Dorset

Morebus, which is part of the Go-Ahead Group, is trialling a Wrightbus battery-electric Electroliner bus in Dorset, UK. 

LION E-Mobility to Supply Battery Packs for Karsan’s Electric Buses

LION E-Mobility to Supply Battery Packs for Karsan’s Electr...

LION E-Mobility has won a contract worth over 12 million EUR to supply battery technology for Karsan's electric buses. 

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