First Bus aims to transform bus driving into an appealing career choice, offering comprehensive training and career progression opportunities for aspiring drivers across the UK.
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FirstGroup plc's acquisition of York Pullman Bus Company Ltd marks a strategic expansion into North Yorkshire's transportation sector, enhancing operational footprint and fostering growth opportunities.
First Bus is set to become the UK's largest national bus operator to embrace the Real Living Wage commitment, ensuring fair pay for all employees from April 2024.
First Bus is set to transform Rochdale's transportation with a £750,000 investment in a Corporation Street depot, enhancing engineering facilities and preparing to take charge of Bee Network services from March 2024.
First Bus and Stagecoach are set to alleviate financial strains and boost public transport usage by offering free bus travel every Saturday and Sunday throughout January 2024 in Aberdeen.
The new bus priority routes have resulted in better service punctuality and predictability in the city centre, and are helping operators to gather key data to support future enhancements to service.
A month after Transport Innovation Summit 2023, Intelligent Transport's Halimah Haque shares her key takeaways from the event and reflects on its collaborative success, emphasising its value in fostering knowledge sharing and industry connections to shape the future of public transport.
The latest phase of the Mi-Link bus service will give First Bus the opportunity to showcase the potential unlocked by combining zero-emission and digital autonomous technology, offering a smarter and cleaner way to travel.
York takes a leap towards sustainable transit with First Bus and City of York Council introducing a fleet of zero-emission buses, signalling a shift towards cleaner, greener urban transportation.
First Bus and Norfolk County Council are set to transform Norwich Roundtree Way depot into the UK's largest electric fleet outside London, with 70 new electric buses, reducing emissions and revolutionising public transport.
In this latest episode of the Intelligent Transport Podcast, Editorial Assistant Halimah Haque sits down with Isabel McAllister, Chief Sustainability & Compliance Officer at First Bus, to discuss the company's ambitious sustainability initiatives and its progress towards achieving a zero-emission bus fleet by 2035.
Marking Clean Air Day 2023, First Bus unveils an innovative electric vehicle charging hub at its Summercourt depot in Cornwall, aiming to promote cleaner air and foster the widespread adoption of EVs in the local community.
The distance-based charging structure aims to make pricing fairer for customers, ensuring they’ll never pay more than the daily or weekly cap.