Campaign for Better Transport has produced a ‘Buses in Crisis’ report

Posted on by Richard Davies

The Campaign for Better Transport has produced a ‘Buses in Crisis’ report:
http://bit.ly/14PLhyG

Bids are invited by the DfT from local authorities for funding to implement Total Transport – a cross sector approach to the delivery of supported passenger transport.
Community Transport operator funding EU state aid rules:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/community-transport-operator-funding-eu-state-aid-rules

Traveline GB app was released on the iTunes store yesterday morning:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/traveline-gb/id948642078?ls=1&mt=8.
The app is free to download and provides:

  • GB door to door journey planning across all modes and all operators
  • Live departures for bus
  • Interactive mapping allowing route tracking in journey
  • Audio and visual announcement of the next stop on the journey
  • Audio announcement of the next departures due from a selected stop
  • Twitter integration; tweets about travel in and around the customer’s  known location

The free version of the app is supported by advertising. Ad-free version available for £2.49. The Android app will follow in March and Windows in May.

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