Major smartcard scheme launched on Manchester buses

Major smartcard scheme launched on Manchester buses

Published on: 3rd June 2011

Manchester has become the largest city outside London to have a live commercial smartcard scheme on buses using the government’s preferred ITSO technology. Launching StagecoachSmart in Manchester today (30 June), Local and Regional Transport Minister Norman Baker said: “This initiative will make bus travel simpler and more attractive, cut carbon and encourage more people out…

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Bus travel ‘a third less stressful than the car’

Published on: 20th September 2010

Taking the bus rather than the car can reduce mental stress by a third, according to new research. New research reveals hidden long-term mental health impact from driving Traffic congestion now outweighs benefits of private car National campaign to shift 1 billion car journeys to bus by 2014 The study by Dr David Lewis from…

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Greener Journeys

Government risks missing CO2 targets by failing to maximise bus and coach potential

Published on: 15th September 2009

Britain’s biggest bus and coach operators today (15 September 2009) warned 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. The UK’s major public transport groups joined forces to unveil a blueprint to meet the challenge of climate change…

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One-Billion-Challenge

The One Billion Challenge from Greener Journeys

Published on: 15th September 2009

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. The UK’s major public transport groups joined forces to unveil a blueprint to meet the challenge of climate change by aimed…

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