Lothian Buses

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Name: Lothian Buses
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Tensions at the top at Lothian

An inquiry into the management of Lothian Buses has acknowledged “difficulties and tensions”. ... [Published Bus and Coach Professional Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Lothian Buses
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lothian Buses board row could mean £500k payout

Lothian Buses faces paying out half a million pounds in severance if three boardroom executives leave following a rift with chief executive Ian Craig, experts said today.A senior council source told the Evening News that it was “inevitable” that one or ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Peace talks to heal rift between transport bosses

Peace talks to heal a rift between directors at Edinburgh’s public transport system will be held next week after complaints were filed against the firm’s top boss.Mediators are being drafted in to repair working relationships at the head of Transport ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Varied approaches in Scots Green Fund

The Scottish government has allocated £3,7million to aid nine operators buying 83 low-carbon buses, including flywheel hybrids and battery electrics. This fifth round of funding takes to 209 the number of low-carbon buses which have been supported by ... [Published Bus and Coach Professional Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

More low carbon vehicles for Scotland’s bus fleet

The Scottish Government has allocated £3.7 million towards the cost of purchasing another 83 low carbon emission buses.Nine bus operators have been awarded funding through round five of the Scottish Green Bus Fund.This year’s successful bidders include; ... [Published Transport Scotland - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 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 - Oct 21 2014]
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 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]

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Dave Alexander, regional managing director for First UK Bus in Scotland and North England, adds: "This is welcome news for customers travelling with First Glasgow and First Scotland East. The Scottish Green Bus Fund is a fantastic initiative and will support our £7.8million investment in 52 state of the artart green vehicles. We're especially pleased to welcome electric buses into our Scottish fleet for the first time."
Scottish transport minister Keith Brown said: "This fund is helping our bus industry invest in the latest emission reducing technology and is another clear indication of our support and commitment to the bus industry in Scotland."
"Bus travel is part of the solution to climate change and congestion. At First we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint and in partnership with manufacturers helped bring to market 'Streetlite micro-hybrid' vehicles, one of the world's most fuel efficient buses, which are already in service in Glasgow, Scotland East and Aberdeen. Scottish Green Bus funding will help us invest in a further 43 of these buses."
"Scottish Green Bus funding will help us invest in a further 43 of these buses."

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Tensions at the top at Lothian [Published Bus and Coach Professional Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Lothian Buses board row could mean £500k payout [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Oct 28 2014]
Peace talks to heal rift between transport bosses [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Oct 25 2014]
Varied approaches in Scots Green Fund [Published Bus and Coach Professional Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
Complaints against £270k transport chief Ian Craig [Published The Scotsman - Oct 24 2014]
First bus labelled ‘belchers’ over Musselburgh ... [Published East Lothian Courier - Oct 24 2014]
Green Bus Fund allocates £3.7m to nine bus oper... [Published Daily Record - Oct 23 2014]
Scottish govt to buy 83 new low-carbon buses [Published CILT UK - Oct 23 2014]
More low carbon vehicles for Scotland’s bus fleet [Published Transport Scotland - Oct 22 2014]
Government money for 83 green buses [Published BBC - Oct 22 2014]
San Francisco gets free Wi-Fi: check out these ... [Published FOXNews.com - Oct 21 2014]
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]
New UK Based Sightseeing Tours and Attraction W... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 13 2014]
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