The CAVForth project will see Stagecoach operate four full-sized autonomous single-decker buses between Fife and Edinburgh in 2022.
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Stagecoach has called on COP26 leaders to motivate people to change the way that they travel in favour of public transport in order to tackle ambitious emission reduction targets.
Stagecoach is now more than halfway to reaching the goal of five per cent of employees in ‘earn and learn’ positions, with a total of 790 employees currently in apprenticeship roles.
‘Road to Renewables’ electric bus tour celebrating sustainable transport and energy projects ahead of COP26
The 'Road to Renewables' electric bus is driving from London to Glasgow ahead of COP26, stopping along the way at multiple destinations to highlight various projects that are driving the transition to net zero in the UK.
In order to incentivise passenger return to Britain’s buses post-pandemic, Stagecoach has submitted a six-point plan with a raft of policy proposals to the UK government for consideration ahead of the Spending Review in October 2021.
Among the projects funded by the competition is the retrofitting of a diesel-powered double-decker bus, and the development of hydrogen-powered vehicles for the emergency services in the region.
Stagecoach will offer cheaper bus tickets to more than 100,000 NHS staff in Scotland as it looks to get more people out of private cars and into buses.
Liverpool could see double decker hydrogen buses on its streets in the near future, along with hydrogen refuelling facilities which will be the first of their kind in the North West.
Stagecoach's new UK Managing Director has called for urgent action to clean up the UK's polluted air on Clean Air Day.
Stagecoach's Busy Bus indicator will use data and artificial intelligence to help customers socially distance.
The bus and coach operator has suggested that a robust joint strategy between industry and government is needed to ensure public transport networks can continue to provide essential services.
The proposals include company profits being shared with the region's transport authority to further improve services and connectivity.