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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 …

March 15, 2017

Electric bus trial to start this week

A small single-deck Streetair electric bus is to be trialled from this week on the number 50 bus route through the heart of the city as part of Brighton and Hove Buses’ plan to explore the right fuel options for the city in the short, medium and long t …

March 6, 2017

Life’s a beach on Brighton’s new Paddle Bus

A newly wrapped “Paddle Bus” is hitting the streets – beautifully decorated with exotic flowers, palm trees and scenes of Brighton’s brilliant beach. The Retro-Hawaiian bus will join Brighton & Hove Buses’ fleet as part of the company’s partnership …

February 23, 2017

Free bus travel for companions of Disabled Concessionary Card Holders for Disabled Access Day celebrations

Brighton & Hove Buses are marking Disabled Access Day celebrations from 10-12 March by offering companions of Disabled Concessionary Card Holders free bus travel. Accessibility and Communities Officer Victoria Garcia said: “We are delighted to supp …

February 16, 2017

More investment from Brighton & Hove Buses in latest push to improve services

The popular Coaster buses are set to increase in number and frequency in the latest push by Brighton & Hove Buses to deliver a bigger and better service for its customers. The company is investing in three new buses covering the coastal routes betw …

January 20, 2017

Bus company responds to Doug Paulley Supreme Court ruling

Bus company managing director Martin Harris responds to ruling made on 18 January where a disabled man wins a Supreme Court case (Firstgroup Plc v Paulley) after a dispute with a woman with a buggy over wheelchair space on a bus. “We welcome the judgem …

January 12, 2017

Bus services this Spring and Summer

We’re looking ahead to our plans for bus services in the city for the Spring and the Summer of 2017 and thought you might like to have a brief overview of what is currently planned. The all-day Coaster limited stop variation between Brighton and Eastbo …

December 14, 2016

On a mission to reduce our city’s emissions

  Click below for an infographic illustrating the environmental performance of our current fleet. It shows where we plan to head over the coming years with the addition of new buses, including electric buses. fleet-profile-infographic