Issue 267 of Passenger Transport is published on June 17.
Contents include:

 

 
LEAD STORY

‘It’s time to get behind us’
Our ‘State of UK Public Transport’ survey

 
NEWS

Sector seeks support to win back passengers
Our latest poll of passenger transport professionals serves as a large focus group, gauging the mood within the sector. Do you share their concerns?

Go-Ahead is latest to fall in bidding frenzy
A consortium that includes the parent company of Stagecoach’s former bus operations in New Zealand has announced a £650m takeover of Go-Ahead

Shire towns lead the way on bus recovery
Concessionary travel, park and ride and city bus demand suppressed

Welsh minister praises bus operator attitude
Northern line service resumes as TfL heralds ridership breakthroughWaters is encouraged by positive response to plans for reform

Rail industry braced for nationwide strike
Industry calls for further talks after the RMT union pushes ahead with plans for three days of industrial action that could cripple the network

 
ENVIRONMENT

Is a ‘universal carbon allowance’ the answer?
Greener Transport Solutions urges the chancellor to keep fuel and energy prices high but introduce new, fairer, greener policy to help with living costs

 
INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

New subscription app capability launched
Passenger offers facility to help with hybrid working

 
BRTuk, support by Atkins

How do you solve a problem like priority?
Lancashire County Council has adopted digital bus priority as a means of improving journey times without the need for expensive infrastructure

 
COMMENT

Alex Warner: Coaches must grasp opportunity to shine
I have always believed that coaches are a hugely under-rated part of the transport mix. Could a wave of rail strikes change that?

Nick Richardson: How do we address the air quality issue?
Recent initiatives suggest that more needs to be done to improve air quality in our towns and cities – how do we achieve that?

Great Minster Grumbles: After the review, the consultation
Our Whitehall insider imagines what’s going on inside the minds of the mandarins at Great Minster House, home of the DfT

 
SPECIAL REPORT: European Mobility Expo

A welcome return to Paris
European Mobility Expo highlights

 
SPECIAL REPORT: Stockholm

‘You have to keep the backbone intact’
Kristoffer Tamsons, chairman of Stockholm’s SL, believes its important for public transport to take a bold view of the future

 
CAREERS

Gilbert’s departure sees Go-Ahead reshuffle
Nigel Featham adds to his brief with Go North East role following Martijn Gilbert’s decision to leave for a new rail role with FirstGroup

 
RECRUITMENT

General Manager – System One Travel

Engineering Director – Stagecoach South Wales

Commercial Pricing & Analytics Manager – National Express West Midlands

Commercial Analyst – National Express West Midlands

 
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