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.
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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.
The Scottish government's £200,000 funding will help improve Aberdeen's bus infrastructure, further reducing congestion and enhancing punctuality for passengers.
Jointly funded by Stagecoach and local and national government, the £37.2 million investment in 170 double and single deck electric buses will benefit customers in Stockport with fully accessible and sustainable transport options.
The expansion of its partnership with McGill's will see a total of 25 FlixBus coaches providing transport services to passengers across the UK, with the routes for the new vehicles to be unveiled later on in 2023.
As part of this integration, Go-Hi users can now travel to Orkney and Shetland using NorthLink's ferry services, making it the first Mobility-as-a-Service platform in the UK to include a fully integrated ferry offering.
Following the launch of its Scottish coach network on 8 August 2022, FlixBus has expanded its daily routes to include the city of Dundee, serving more customers and locations than ever before.
As part of the new network, FlixBus will work in partnership with McGill's to provide daily service to and from Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Aberdeen four times a day.
As part of the Scottish government’s continued efforts to tackle air pollution across the country, Low Emission Zones will be introduced across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.
The hydrogen buses save an estimated one kilogram of CO2 per kilometre they drive according to Aberdeen City Council and are virtually silent too.
The world's first hydrogen-powered bus is preparing to hit the streets of Aberdeen, with vehicles from Wrightbus to be operated by First Aberdeen.
The hydrogen buses will be arriving in the city in the Spring 2020 and will be rolled out around the city for several weeks during a testing period, and bus drivers will receive the appropriate training.