Out now: Issue 188 of Passenger Transport Issue 188 of Passenger Transport is published on July 6. Contents include:     LEAD STORY Stagecoach identifies ‘huge opportunity’Group’s research shows ‘cause for optimism’ in prospects for buses, despite nearly a decade of patronage declines. But policy interventions are needed   NEWS Stagecoach profits fall at all… Read More


Stagecoach identifies ‘huge opportunity’ Group’s research shows ‘cause for optimism’ in prospects for buses, despite nearly a decade of patronage declines. But policy interventions are needed     Stagecoach has called on central and local government to work with its companies to capitalise on a “huge opportunity” to combat road congestion and improve air quality… Read More


Out now: Issue 187 of Passenger Transport Issue 187 of Passenger Transport is published on June 22. Contents include:     LEAD STORY The best job in public transport?Phillip A. Washington of LA Metro outlines ambitious ‘28 by 2028’ vision at Transports Publics show   NEWS Ambition on display at Paris transport show‘Guest of Honour’… Read More


The best job in public transport? Phillip A. Washington of LA Metro outlines ambitious ‘28 by 2028’ vision at Transports Publics show   Phillip A. Washington at Transports Publics 2018   With an ambitious plan to implement 28 “mega-projects” by 2028 and an open-ended $860m a year funding pot to back it up, Phillip A.… Read More


So what’s this franchising for? Franchising is a ‘half-way house’ model that combines the public and private sector. But roles and risks must be carefully considered   The East Coast franchise tells us that the infinite suppressed demand actually isn’t there   It was the high-watermark of the Thatcher government that brought deregulation and privatisation… Read More