As social restrictions across the globe aim to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), mobility is still needed for essential workers. Transdev Blazefield CEO, Alex Hornby, and Operations Director, Vitto Pizzuti, outline the measures taken by the bus and coach operator to ensure its services can still be provided for…
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The package, agreed jointly with the bus industry, aims to keep key routes running to provide a lifeline for those who cannot work from home, including those travelling to jobs on the frontline of the UK’s fight against COVID-19, such as NHS staff.
In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and consequential drops in ridership, mobility services, such as taxis and e-bike and e-scooter schemes, have been forced to suspend operations and find ways to adapt their offerings.
UITP has joined forces with other major transportation associations to issue an Open Letter to the European Commission calling for ongoing support of the public transport sector, in order to ensure its integrity in the future.
The new toolkit proposed in the Bus Services (Wales) Bill includes new powers for councils to franchise bus services on routes, and is said to pave the way for local authorities to run their own bus companies.
The International Transport Workers' Federation is setting up a transport symposium which aims to ensure Mexican workers' needs and rights are considered a priority when expanding and growing the country's transport network.
What measures are transport organisations across the globe taking in response to the impact of the recent COVID-19 outbreak? This page will be updated with the latest information.
The Welsh government is to establish a new working group to encourage more women and underrepresented groups to consider a career in transport.
The TSSA General Secretary has written to Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, stating that “we need a coordinated response across the public transport network on how we tackle the threat that this virus poses.”
Following the launch of its “Women in Bus” network, the rail and bus operator has seen a jump in numbers of female applicants for its bus management graduate scheme.
Women in Transport has confirmed that a group from across the political spectrum is to research and tackle the under-representation of women in the transport workforce.
Angie Doll, Managing Director at Southern Railway and Gatwick Express, explains how diversity and the realisation of skills are key to the development of the rail industry, and details how the operator has embarked on a recruitment drive.
Marking International Women’s Day 2020, a rush hour Southeastern service left London staffed by a female driver and conductor, while female Network Rail signallers staffed the route.
In light of the recent global outbreak of coronavirus, the Department for Transport has offered advice for staff in the transport sector to best protect themselves and their passengers.
Logan Nash, Director of Transit Technology at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Customer Technology Department, explains how the authority has applied modern principles of research, design and technology to build an internal dispatch app for its bus field staff, and the opportunities this presents for rider-facing technology.