EUROPE The European Commission (EC) and industry bodies are to invest more than €22bn over the next seven years in innovation for various industry sectors.
Alliance goals include establishing interoperable smart ticketing EUROPE Following the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed February 2012, a Smart Ticketing Alliance Charter has now been agreed by representatives of VDV KA (Germany), ITSO (UK), AFIMB […]
Company will be powering buses in eight different areas next year and is making waves in China CANADA Ballard Power Systems anticipates powering approximately 40 of the 50 zero emission fuel cell buses used in […]
The European Tours Operators Association (ETOA) is calling for dialogue with the Rome authorities over what it calls ‘draconian restrictions’ imposed on tourist coaches.
National Express Group’s Eurolines has announced increasing passenger numbers across its network, with services to Brussels seeing record passenger numbers, up over 50% year-on-year compared to 2011.
In an open letter to Barcelona City Council, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), and a number of other bodies have called for the foundation of a group to help address the question of tour […]
megabus.com, which has operations in the UK and North America, has plans to expand into continental Europe and establish a low-cost coach link between Paris, Boulogne, Brussels and Amsterdam. The company is also set to […]
The UK government has set a tight timescale for the implementation of new EU Regulations on operator licensing for buses, coaches and lorries, which are due to come into effect in early December.
Reduction to 800 cigarettes and 1 kg of hand-rolling tobacco allowed The CPT is informing operators of a change in the law affecting tobacco allowances passengers are entitled to bring into the UK from […]