Issue 302 of Passenger Transport is published on December 1.
Contents include:



UK cities need million more bus and rail users
Britain’s big cities should significantly increase public transport commuters to catch up with European counterparts, says Centre for Cities think tank


Deal could see LCR gain greater rail powers
Memorandum of understanding aims to explore potential for Liverpool City Region having greater control over the region’s local rail network

Go South Coast wins best operator award
Go-Ahead-owned operator won coveted prize at ceremony in London this week, but Stagecoach topped the ‘medal table’ with 16 winners in total

Mellor parent company enters administration
Move follows attempts to sell WN VTech as a going concern

Autumn Statement was ‘missed opportunity’
CPT and Campaign for Better Transport express concerns

Bad ergonomics ‘could be costing £10m a year’
Engineering firm teams up with RMT for survey of workers

Summit probes options for open access services
Event seeks to unlock open access benefits for rail passengers

No data on progress to 2025 modal shift target
Wales has target for 35% of trips to be by sustainable transport

TfW staff could drive rail replacement buses
Franchised bus operators would provide vehicles


FirstGroup and Hitachi agree battery venture
Strategic partnership will jointly purchase 1,000 batteries


Norman Baker: Transport must wait as election looms
With the government focussed on defying the odds and clinging to power, and Labour being cautious, transport is in the long grass

Alex Warner: A mood-lifting trip should start with us
Public transport isn’t just about essential journeys. It can also be about fun days out, but this opportunity is too often overlooked

Nick Richardson: Hit or miss – are targets achieveable?
Targets are used to measure transport performance but some have inherent weaknesses that can compromise their effectiveness

Great Minster Grumbles: Where’s the will to progress this Bill?
Our Whitehall insider imagines what’s going on inside the minds of the mandarins at Great Minster House, home of the DfT


Women in Bus and Coach visit Parliament
Event at House of Commons saw industry leaders and MPs from all parties hear from members, supporters and allies of the new national initiative

Lynch named as CPT president for 2024
Stagecoach London boss takes on key role with trade association

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