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Buses Bill to require bus operators to offer open data for travellers and app developers

Among measures highlighted by the Bus Minister Andrew Jones MP , in the government’s forthcoming Buses Bill is a proposal that all operators will be required to publish open data about local bus services. This should allow app makers to develop products that passengers can use to plan journeys, and as a result, according to the minister, “give people the confidence to leave the...
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Cambridgeshire guided Busway ahead of passenger and business case forecasts - 'robust contract' pays off with settlement with contractor

A dispute over the cost of building the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway between Cambridgeshire County Council and its contractor BAM Nuttall has been settled with the company agreeing to pay the County Council £33 million . The settlement means the Council will have paid BAM Nuttall £84.7 million to build the Busway. The original price was £83.9 million. Cambridgeshire County Council’s...
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Transport for London consults on ending cash payment for bus fares, to save cash

Claiming that less than one per cent of bus fares are now paid in cash, Transport for London (TfL) has today launched a public consultation seeking customers' views on proposals to withdraw cash fare payments on London buses . Since the introduction of the Oyster card in 2003, and the launch of contactless payment cards on London's buses last year, passengers have been induced, by...
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How good buses can mitigate traffic arising from new housing

Campaign for Better Transport today, in it's Campiagns Director's blog, has publicised what it claims is an example of effective efforts to mitigate the amount of new road traffic arising from housing developments . In Leighton Buzzard, a focus on regular bus services and partnerships between operators, developers, councillors and community groups has managed to mitigate the...
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Buses Bill to require bus operators to offer open data for travellers and app developers

Among measures highlighted by the Bus Minister Andrew Jones MP , in the government’s...

Transport for London consults on ending cash payment for bus fares, to save cash

Claiming that less than one per cent of bus fares are now paid in cash, Transport for London...

How good buses can mitigate traffic arising from new housing

Campaign for Better Transport today, in it's Campiagns Director's blog, has...