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Fareham busway extended

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A 1km extension to the Fareham-Gosport busway is scheduled to open on December 5

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More DRT schemes start up

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More of the 17 Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) schemes funded by the government's £20m Rural Mobility Fund are coming to fruition

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County co-ordinates Oxford changes

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Oxfordshire County Council is masterminding a rationalisation of routes in the Oxford area, ending joint operation on some, with others changing hands

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Bristol Clean Air Zone approved

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Bristol City Council's proposals for a Clean Air Zone covering the city centre have been approved by the government

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Passenger numbers fall as driver shortages bite

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The continued upward tick in passenger numbers in England went into reverse in mid-October, according to Department for Transport figures

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Bus driver shortages worsen

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Some smaller operators without their own supplies who use commercial filling stations ran into problems

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Driver shortages across the country

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Driver shortages are spreading in other parts of the country, with some operators now reducing or withdrawing services temporarily

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THE RISE AND DECLINE OF ARRIVA

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DAVID JENKINS looks over the history of Arriva, and assesses...

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Fastrack ZEBRA winners announced

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Six local authorities have been named by the Department for Transport as the first potential recipients of the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) funding

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LINKS ACROSS LINCS: Part 2

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In the second* part of a journey he made late last summer...

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LINKS ACROSS LINCS

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Late last summer, DAVID JENKINS explored parts of the InterConnect network in Lincolnshire...

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FOCUS ON THE EAST MIDLANDS: NOTTINGHAM A DIFFERENT APPROACH

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In the first part of a look this month at the region’s bus operations...

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PUBLICITY MATTERS: COMMUNICATING CHANGE

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DAVID JENKINS has been studying the UK government’s best practice guide...

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ROOM FOR TWO

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Competition has endured between operators...

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Contrasting fortunes

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DAVID JENKINS begins his look at current developments in Greater Anglia...

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TAPPING A RICH SEAM

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Tap-&-cap is set to become the new norm for fare collection and...

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PRODUCT OR UTILITY?

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Is it better to have a uniform identity for all the buses in...

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HANTS & DORSET TRIM

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Go South Coast’s refurbishment business serves third party...

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GO SOUTH COAST

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DAVID JENKINS tells the story of the award-winning operator serving...

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DASH FROM CASH

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DAVID JENKINS reports on the rapid changes in technology that...

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A BURGEONING BUSINESS BUSES IN BRISTOL

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DAVID JENKINS reports from Bristol, where First West of England...

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A DIVERSION DILEMMA

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DAVID JENKINS found himself mightily confused by the information...

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BATTERY POWER

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All-electric vehicles are clearly one of the flavours of 2017,...

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CLICK & BE COLLECTED

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Arriva is trialling an American-style demand responsive minibus...

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

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Thirty years after it first appeared as a tool of deregulation,...

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CONTACTLESS COMES OF AGE

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After several years when it was just around the corner, contactless...

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A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY

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DAVID JENKINS is back on Bus Éireann for this second account...

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A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY

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Bus Éireann’s extensive Expressway network is losing money...

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