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08
OCT
2020

BRTuk Annual General Meeting 2020

Date & Time: 11 November 2020 15.00 Location: Zoom (online conferencing) The BRTuk Board would like to invite all BRTuk members to attend our 2020 AGM. To receive the outlook invite and the agenda for this meeting please contact the Secretary of BRTuk Tom Hacker.     
25
SEP
2020

BRTuk provides evidence to the House of Commons Transport Committee on Reforming Public Transport after the Pandemic

The below is taken from the submission developed by John Carr (Director, BRTuk) on behalf of the BRTuk Board and Chairman.  Bus Rapid Transit UK (BRTuk)is a professional organisation of representatives of authorities, bus operating, construction, consultancy, infrastructure and...
11
AUG
2020

House of Commons Transport Committee launches inquiry into reforming public transport

  On 24th July, the House of Commons Transport Committee launched an Inquiry into Reforming public transport after the pandemic (click here).  The Call for Evidence can be found here and the key issues identified in that are the long-term implications of the pandemic for:...
30
MAY
2019

BRT UK responds to the DfT’s LRT call for evidence

Introduction In making this response we at first note two substantive points: 1. That whilst the Call for Evidence Document is entitled Light Rail (and other rapid transit solutions) it focusses almost exclusively upon steel wheeled solutions; and, 2. The document discusses a...
19
SEP
2017

Peshawar BRT – a new beginning for public transport in Peshawar Pakistan.

The Vice Chairman of BRT UK, Alan Bailes Director of The Transportation Consultancy, is currently working with alongside an International Consultancy Team delivering the Peshawar BRT System. Peshawar is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province of Pakistan and is...
17
MAY
2017

2016 BRT UK Conference Summary

Delivering High Quality Urban Sustainable Transport Corridors 28TH – 29TH NOVEMBER 2016 Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester A huge thanks must go out to all those who attended the 2016 conference and made it such a success. The feedback we have received has been great and we...
17
MAY
2017

Electric buses: the new normal?

Author – Arjen Jaarsma, Public Transport Expert With a certain number of cities having declared the intent to ban diesel buses in the future, the market for electric buses is growing. At the 5th EU Electromobility Stakeholder Forum, organised in Brussels last month, EU officials...
16
MAR
2017

‘Twin-bend’ electric buses that will drive Brisbane’s metro

Electric-powered buses almost 30 metres long could move Brisbane commuters in the new “metro” service announced by Brisbane City Council (BCC). While BCC calls it a “metro” service, it is new-generation buses that would shift the people. The vehicles are...
16
MAR
2017

Birmingham’s 20 year masterplan to create 70,500 jobs and feature BRT

A landmark growth plan which will create more than 77,000 jobs and add over £4 billion to the region’s economy has been set out by the UK Central Urban Growth Company. Business and public sector leaders have outlined a 20-year vision for the UK Central site in Solihull...
16
MAR
2017

European Commission “EIB signs EUR 50 million ‘Juncker Plan’ loan with the municipality of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria and Guaguas for new bus rapid transit infrastructure”

An article released by the European Commission provides details on the plans for the development of new bus rapid transit infrastructure within the municipality of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria and Guaguas. A EUR 50 million loan has been signed by the EIB (European Investment Bank) to...