The launch of Bee Network buses promises a more connected and efficient transport system for Greater Manchester residents and visitors, marking a significant step forward in the region's public transportation infrastructure.
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Intelligent Transport Advisory Board member, Carol Schweiger, discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing new payment technologies in public transport systems, such as mobile fare payment and contactless payment readers, while highlighting the importance of ensuring that these technologies are user-friendly and accessible to all passengers, including those who may…
As part of its commitment to become a carbon-neutral city by 2038, Manchester is making significant strides toward establishing itself as Europe's first cycling capital.
Stagecoach Manchester has partnered with TfGM to introduce a mobile youth zone at Bolton Interchange, combating youth-related antisocial behaviour on public transport and providing a safe and engaging space for young individuals.
Passengers in the South East of England can look forward to improved train travel as tap-in tap-out ticketing expands to 53 additional stations by the end of 2023, allowing for easier, more flexible and convenient journeys.
Greater Manchester's local transport network receives an £18 million funding settlement to enhance stability and reliability, supporting recovery from the pandemic's impact while considering value for taxpayers.
Greater Manchester moves closer to its sustainable and integrated transportation system, as the new Bee Network buses are set to join the fleet of 50 electric double-decker vehicles introduced in Wigan, Bolton, Salford and Bury.
Supported by the UK government's Active Travel Fund, the latest developments in Manchester city centre focus on enhancing safety for pedestrians and cyclists, with plans for improved road networks and sustainable drainage.
In a bid to meet transportation demands and bolster the vision of an integrated transport system, Go North West has launched a recruitment campaign with the goal of hiring 300 bus drivers for Greater Manchester's Bee Network.
FlixBus' partnership with Stanley Travel will offer daily services between major cities, such as Newcastle, Leeds, Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Manchester, from 25 May 2023.
In line with the city region's commitment to promote healthy and sustainable modes of transportation, the £40.7 million funding will help foster a comprehensive and accessible active travel network across Greater Manchester.
For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, Rebecca Rathore, Operations Director at Stagecoach Manchester, discusses the challenges and opportunities that she has faced in her career within the transport industry to date, and shares how she aspires to change how the sector is…
Following an 83% increase in passengers on its Manchester-London services, National Express has expanded its service offerings to meet the growing demand for affordable and reliable coach travel.
Despite rising inflationary costs for operators, the National Bus Fare Survey for 2022 shows that the bus remains a cost-effective option for passengers, with low fare schemes and contactless payments improving the customer experience.