CPT is in the process of creating a new ‘one stop shop’ website for young bus users and is inviting all UK bus operators to get involved. The new website will aim to raise awareness and promote the key values and benefits of bus travel to young people.
This is in direct response to a personal request from Transport Minister Norman Baker and recent government findings which reveal that more effort is required to get young people on to buses.
The as yet unnamed site, which has a provisional autumn launch date, will help visitors find who their local operator is and local timetable and route information, along with details of best value fares/tickets and how to purchase them. There is no other single site which offers all of this information on bus travel in the UK and feedback from Youth Parliament and a recent Passenger Focus report supports that there is a real gap in the market for it.
For the site to be able to act as a reliable and comprehensive source of information, CPT is inviting all UK bus operators to get involved and share information through it.
If you are interested in becoming part of this industry-first initiative, contact CPT’s Deputy Director of Communications Christopher Nice on [email protected] or 020 7257 2521. He will talk operators through the finer details and requirements.