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March 19, 2018

Bus company publishes ambitious air quality proposals

Brighton & Hove Buses has published a report with a proposed plan of action to tackle the public health impact of poor air quality in the city. The publication, called Brighton & Hove: The Clean Air City, is pitched as a blueprint for the role …

February 24, 2018

Fatal incident A259 February 24, 2018: statement

Brighton & Hove Buses’ Managing Director Martin Harris said: “In the early hours of this morning, a terrible accident occurred involving one of our buses. A pedestrian – just a young teenager – was struck by a bus a little before 1.00 a.m. “This to …

February 14, 2018

Local award-winning scheme goes national

Helping Hand a credit card size notification for the bus driver for when a passenger may have specific needs for their journey A scheme developed by disabled people in Brighton & Hove to get around easily by bus has just gone national. Helping Hand …

December 13, 2017

Congestion-busting initiative to minimise emissions

In a new initiative, a city traffic warden will focus on inconsiderate parking that obstructs buses in a bid to improve the air quality by keeping services moving. The Civil Enforcement Officer – who works via contractor NSL – is to focus on bus routes …

December 13, 2017

Bus blind spot demo for cyclists that saves lives

Cyclists concerned about their personal safety on the roads are invited to take part in a demonstration of bus blind spots that is so powerful it can save lives. Brighton & Hove Buses has got together with the City Council, East Sussex Fire and Res …

December 4, 2017

Children travel for free

Children travel for free on Brighton & Hove Buses every weekend between now and Christmas Day. For five weekends in the run up to Christmas the bus company is offering free bus journeys to up to three children under the age of 16 or Bus ID holders …

November 22, 2017

Bus company is best in bus-iness

Brighton & Hove Buses has just accomplished the rare feat of winning the best bus company for a second time in the same year at both the National Transport Awards and now the UK Bus Awards. The bus company has picked up a clutch of accolades at the …

September 5, 2017

Throwback cover on 30-year birthday edition is sign of the Bus Times

The city’s comprehensive bus guide – still available in print – celebrates its 30th birthday in the latest edition by replicating and updating the picture of the city on the launch cover. Brighton & Hove Buses marketer Mike Cheesman has edited ever …

September 4, 2017

North Street roadworks – bus diversions

Brighton & Hove Buses has devised a diversion plan for services using North Street during major roadworks – set to start on September 18 – designed to reduce disruption to customers’ journeys. The eight-week closure of North Street during road repa …

May 30, 2017

City’s bus company makes community support fund available

Brighton & Hove Buses is opening up its community pot to a twice-yearly bidding system to continue its support of community groups and charities but in a fairer and more transparent way. Every year the city’s bus operator has been quietly giving aw …