Lothian Buses

Type: Company
Name: Lothian Buses
First reported 52 mins ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

San Francisco gets free Wi-Fi: check out these other connected cities

Here's yet another reason to visit San Francisco: The City By the Bay has just launched a free Wi-Fi network that extends through many public spaces, such as parks and museums.And it's not the only urban center jumping on the Wi-Fi bandwagon. Lothian ... [Published FOXNews.com - 52 mins ago]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Volvo electric hybrid bus shortlisted for green award

Volvo Bus has been shortlisted for the environmental prize in the annual UK Bus Awards for its 7900 electric hybrid single decker bus.Launched last year, the 7900 is the latest among Volvo's hybrid buses and uses charging stations at the end of the route ... [Published Transport Engineer - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Learner bikers face 23-mile detour after new bridge ban

:30 0 commentsLEARNER bikers have slammed restrictions for the new Queensferry Crossing which will see the majority forced to travel an extra 23 miles to cross the river at Kincardine.Share this imageThe new bridge is due to open in 2016 and will be classed ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Marlene hangs up her lollipop after 31 years in Easthouses

Marlene Bruce helped children across Easthouses Road for more than 30 years but now she has hung up her lollipop as she begins retirement.The 62-year-old was the lollipop lady outside Easthouses Miners’ Club for 31 years taking children safely across ... [Published Midlothiantoday - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

EICC delegates offered pre-paid travel cards

Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has launched a scheme to fast track delegates across the city. Pre-paid travel cards for airport transfers and other journeys on Edinburgh Trams and Lothian Buses are now available to organisers.The venue ... [Published Conference-News.co.uk - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Just the ticket as bus company wins award

:00READING Buses has won a major industry award for the second year runningShare this imageThe company took home the Bus Operator of the Year accolade at the National Transport Awards in London on Thursday last week.Organisers said the business had continued ... [Published Local Berkshire - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Community spirit shines in Earlston

:30 0 commentsTHE sun shone as Earlston came together again to enjoy a fun-filled, action packed community day on Sunday, September 7.Share this imageNow in its fourth year, the community days are proving to be a very popular event for all members of ... [Published Border Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Lothian signs up to access charter

Lothian Buses has become the first major Scottish operator to sign up to the RNIB’s accessibility charter which commits operators to improve their services for blind and partially sighted passengers. The charter is part of the charity’s Stop for Me, Speak ... [Published Bus and Coach Professional Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Have your say on supported buses

:00 0 commentsAhead of the re-tendering of East Lothian Council’s supported bus services next year, the local authority is hosting six informal drop-in sessions next week to allow residents to have their say.Share this imageCurrently three companies deliver ... [Published East Lothian Courier - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

The public’s view on bus services is sought

The views of local people are being sought on the re-tendering of East Lothian Council’s supported bus services next year.A council spokesman explained: “Currently three companies deliver our commercial public transport bus services in East Lothian – ... [Published East Lothian Today - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lothian Buses take £50k a year in foreign coins

EDINBURGH bus drivers end up collecting more than £130 every day in foreign and counterfeit coins, it emerged today.Passengers who successfully sneak the currency into their handful of change cost the council-owned Lothian Buses almost £50,000 last y ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland bus operator catering for blind

A bus operator in Scotland has made strategic changes to its fleet in a bid to better cater for blind and partially-sighted customers.Lothian Buses has become the first regional operator in the country to comply with accessibility standards for such individuals, ... [Published CILT UK - Sep 15 2014]

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"We are delighted to be shortlisted for this Environmental Award" comments UK and Ireland managing director Nick Page
An Apple spokesman said: "There is a reseller at that location that describes itself as an alternative Apple store, so that’s likely to be them."
Judges were impressed with the company’s top rating in England in the "Passenger Focus’ survey, with 94% overall customer satisfaction, and praised the focus on improving staff morale, skills training, vehicle cleanliness and investment in new technology, as well as improved on-board information displays."
Chief executive of Transport for Edinburgh Ian Craig is quoted as saying: "We are determined to play our part in breaking down barriers that prevent people from travelling."

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San Francisco gets free Wi-Fi: check out these ... [Published FOXNews.com - 52 mins ago]
10 Cities with Free WiFi Condé Nast Traveler [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 14 2014]
Volvo electric hybrid bus shortlisted for green... [Published Transport Engineer - Oct 13 2014]
Learner bikers face 23-mile detour after new br... [Published Dunfermline Press - Oct 13 2014]
New Scottish Apple Store appears, then VANISHES... [Published The Register - Oct 09 2014]
San Francisco Gets Free Wi-Fi: Check Out These ... [Published Condé Nast Traveler - Oct 07 2014]
Marlene hangs up her lollipop after 31 years in... [Published Midlothiantoday - Oct 07 2014]
EICC delegates offered pre-paid travel cards [Published Conference-News.co.uk - Oct 07 2014]
Just the ticket as bus company wins award [Published Local Berkshire - Oct 07 2014]
EICC fast tracks delegates with transport for E... [Published ITCM - Oct 06 2014]
O2, EE and Vodafone trial Boku mobile retail bi... [Published Computer Weekly - Oct 02 2014]
Community spirit shines in Earlston [Published Border Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
Lothian signs up to access charter [Published Bus and Coach Professional Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
Have your say on supported buses [Published East Lothian Courier - Sep 26 2014]
Carrier billing brings new opportunities to Cor... [Published Mobile Commerce Daily - Sep 22 2014]
The public’s view on bus services is sought [Published East Lothian Today - Sep 21 2014]
Corethree partners Boku to integrate direct car... [Published Paypers - Sep 18 2014]
Lothian Buses take £50k a year in foreign coins [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 16 2014]
100 days of trams in Edinburgh [Published Eurotransport - Sep 15 2014]
Scotland bus operator catering for blind [Published CILT UK - Sep 15 2014]
Bus pervert targeted passengers for six years [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 13 2014]
New UK Based Sightseeing Tours and Attraction W... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 13 2014]
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