16 March 2021
The government’s new bus strategy for England, announced on 15 March, has been met with a lukewarm response, to say the least.
18 September 2020
Campaigners in Bristol are on the march calling for cheaper ticket prices, better services – and public control of local transport.
5 April 2020
Transport union RMT has called on the government to ensure that its support for the regional bus industry during the coronavirus epidemic will be used to protect workers and maintain services.
5 February 2019
Bus journeys continue to fall, according to government figures. This is due to higher fares and route cuts, and affects how people can move around for work and leisure.
9 December 2018
Bus drivers in two areas of northern England are striking over pay.
27 November 2018
Despite the pouring rain, around 150 people last weekend heard speaker after speaker call for an end to the deregulated and de-facto monopoly of Bristol’s buses under private company First Bus.
16 April 2018
American private equity firm Apollo Management has made a bid for one of Britain’s largest bus and rail companies, First Group, which has rebuffed the initial bid.