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National Bus Strategy – Implications for York: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Posted: 12 May 2021

On Tuesday 18th May, Julian Ridge, City of York Council’s Sustainable Transport Manager will talk about the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) the council needs to produce for October, as set out in the government’s National Bus Strategy. This will be …

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Bus operator launches £20K fund to help York Small Businesses Recover

Posted: 18 April 2021

First York has launched the York Restart Fund with £20,000 available to help small businesses in retail, leisure and hospitality boost their recovery from lockdown. The purpose of the fund is to support plans by independent owners and small firms in co …

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DalesBus from York is Back!

Posted: 18 April 2021

DalesBus services 822 and 825 are returning for the summer season. Service 822 York – Boroughbridge – Ripon – Fountains Abbey – Pateley Bridge – Grassington ​runs on Summer Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays from 18th April 2021 Eastern DalesBus 825 Yo …

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Bus Rapid Transit – an option for York? Tuesday 20th April 2021

Posted: 28 March 2021

A presentation by Shaun Millar, Business Development Manager – Bus Irizar UK Ltd (preceded by our AGM) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is not a new concept. It is in operation in several cities in the UK, including Manchester, Cambridge and Portsmouth. However …

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting Tuesday 16th March 2021

Posted: 05 March 2021

Very Light Rail – the Future of Urban Travel? A presentation by Nicola Small, Senior Rail Programme Manager for Very Light Rail at Coventry City Council. This month’s topic is a bit different from our normal bus-related presentations, but still focussi …

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting Tuesday 16th February 2021

Posted: 04 February 2021

How to Rebuild the Bus Network in the Future and Achieve Radical, Carbon-reducing Pro-public Transport Policies A Presentation by Councillor Kim Groves, Chair of the West York Combined Authority (WYCA) Transport Committee. Councillor Groves will be acc …

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting Tuesday 19th January 2021

Posted: 21 December 2020

The South Yorkshire Bus Review – Establishing a World Class Bus System in South Yorkshire A Presentation by Peter Kennan, Chair of Sheffield Chamber Transport Forum, Private Sector Board Member (Transport & Environment) Sheffield City Region Local …

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Presentation by Alex Hornby of Transdev Buses – Wednesday 9th December at 3pm

Posted: 03 December 2020

Action for Yorkshire Transport http://actionforyorkshiretransport.org.uk has provided details of what promises to be a very interesting online presentation they have organised for Wednesday 9 December at 3pm. Alex Hornby, Chief Executive Officer of Tra …

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting Tuesday 15th December

Posted: 06 November 2020

Can Demand Responsive Transport change York’s Public Transport Strategy? – a Presentation by Adam Toone, MD of Arriva Click We are always on the lookout for speakers on current developments in the bus industry and one of these is Mobility as a Service …

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting Tuesday 17th November

Posted: 09 October 2020

Re-thinking the way we market our bus services: taking the best of the past and plotting the future – a presentation by Martin Harris,Managing Director of the Brighton and Hove Bus Company and Metrobus. Brighton and Hove is one of the country’s most su …

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting – Tuesday 20th October

Posted: 09 October 2020

Presentation on Short term non-radial bus route opportunities

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York Bus Forum Online Meeting Tuesday 15th September

Posted: 08 September 2020

Our meetings programme is restarting on Tuesday 15th September at 5.30pm with an online meeting, to which everyone is welcome. Officers will give an update covering work carried out over the last few months, including meetings with Councillors and YBF’ …

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