Category:FOCUS on Bus and Coach

Frans Rossel [left] and Thys de Beer with the ‘ace-in-the-hole’ VW 17.210 commuter bus.
February 8, 2016

Options to boost business agility

Passenger transit operators located in South Africa’s rural areas face challenges quite different from their metropolitan counterparts. As such, a well-defined business approach is...

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Bus safety rules
February 8, 2016

Bus safety rules

Millions of school children are transported daily to and from schools. They need to be reminded about safety – both on the street and...

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UD Buses on trial in India
February 8, 2016

UD Buses on trial in India

FRANK BEETON reports on important UD bus news from India

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Butting heads
December 3, 2015

Butting heads

With the continuing battle for funding and the butting of heads between different approaches to the provision of bus services, we explore the current...

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Brazilian real bucks the rand’s trend
December 3, 2015

Brazilian real bucks the rand’s trend

FRANK BEETON updates us on important bus news from Brazil  

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More on London’s electric Buses
November 1, 2015

More on London’s electric Buses

FRANK BEETON updates us on the rapidly developing electric-bus situation in London, England.

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Insufficient funding and million-dollar vehicles
November 1, 2015

Insufficient funding and million-dollar vehicles

Generally, in South Africa, we think of massive delays, insufficient routes, cramped, uncomfortable seats and smoke pumping clunkers when the bus and coach industry...

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Are Electric Buses Taking Over?
October 1, 2015

Are Electric Buses Taking Over?

FRANK BEETON re-emphasises the growing move to electric bus manufacturing

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Green buses drive the city
October 1, 2015

Green buses drive the city

Metrobus recently unveiled its first fleet of 70 eco-friendly buses. It includes 40 new dual-fuel buses and 30 that have been converted to use...

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What’s the buzz in BRT?
September 1, 2015

What’s the buzz in BRT?

South African public transport has been entering the new phase of bus rapid transit (BRT) in various cities over the last few years. CLAIRE...

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