The UK Bus Industry Finally Comes Of Age

The UK Bus Industry Finally Comes Of Age

Today the Prime Minister Boris Johnson committed to a Major transport overhaul, with an investment of £5 million over 5 years, the money will be pumped into the UK Bus industry , as well as a super cycle highway, similar to the Dutch model. The range of measures...
January Blues… Always The Same, Or Maybe Not

January Blues… Always The Same, Or Maybe Not

It is a funny old time of year is it not,that strange twilight zone between the festive season and the return to work. Time almost seems to stand still as the mind and body wrestle with that post party time off and the reality of getting back to the grind of daily...
The UK Bus Industry Finally Comes Of Age

The Great Bus Divide: North Versus South….

So, the DFT have just published a fascinating analysis of just how the UK Bus Industry has been performing from 2009/10 up and until 2018/2019. The reality is that for key reasons of social and economic landscape change bus use has been declining over the years of...
So Will 2020 Be The Year Of The Bus…..?

So Will 2020 Be The Year Of The Bus…..?

I remember years ago during the seventies when I was a teenager, there was a particular song that snuck into my brain, the modern day parlance I believe is an ear worm. The particular song was called The Year Of The Cat by Al Stewart, to be fair it is a great song and...

So, We Have A New Prime Minister….Oh, No We Don’t

So, there I was, watching the election results until half past two in the morning, and as I retired to me weary bed, seriously hoping that my brain would let me sleep, I had to come to the realisation that no matter what my personal thoughts might be. The fact was...
Is It Time For A National Transport Review?

Is It Time For A National Transport Review?

I was watching the news recently and one thing attracted my attention, the Metro mayor of good old Brum and former John Lewis supremo Andy Street, basically gave notice that West Midlands trains who won the rail franchise last year. Have operated such a dire service...