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First Group Co-Hosted Driver Payment Workshop

Trapeze Group (UK) | September 27, 2018

Accurate driver payment is of critical importance – but what can we do to improve it? To answer that question, we invited First Group’s top allocation experts Wilf Duke and Darren Senft to join us for an online driver payment workshop. This entertaining session..

Are Your Drivers Being Paid Correctly?

Trapeze Group (UK) | September 12, 2018

Can you honestly say you know your drivers are paid the right amount each month?

What the NHS can teach us about reducing DRT No-Shows

Trapeze Group (UK) | April 11, 2018

We at Trapeze have been considering the issue of costly ‘No Shows’ in Demand Responsive Transport (DRT). In exploring this problem we considered related sectors, and found a fascinating piece of research from the National Health Service that we thought we would..

Reflections on Coach & Bus UK: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

Trapeze Group (UK) | October 10, 2017

In many ways last week’s Coach & Bus UK 2017 offered few surprises – yet was no less rewarding for all that. We were very pleased to find validation of the challenges and trends we see in the industry – and enthusiasm for technology’s potential to address them.

Back to School! (Oh no!)

Trapeze Group (UK) | September 08, 2017

The end of the summer holidays tends to signal groans from children facing a return to school, but for many transport authority staff it simply represents a continuation of the pain that is schools transport management.

Could School Transport benefit from Virtual Driver Training?

Trapeze Group (UK) | July 27, 2017

One of the more interesting recent transport technology developments is the rise of virtual driver training, which creates an online portal through which drivers can virtually ‘drive’ routes, using available data – from telematics, schedules, route incidents and so..

Ben Howlett meets to Discuss Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

Trapeze Group (UK) | May 05, 2017

Bus service accessibility for visually impaired passengers is a key topic of concern within the sector, so we were delighted when Ben Howlett (pictured centre with Paul Everson, Trapeze Product manager and Darren Turpin, Trapeze UK Marketing Manager), Conservative..

Tackling congestion? Better Traffic Light Priority is critical

Trapeze Group (UK) | April 12, 2017

What is Traffic Light Priority?

Traffic Light Priority (TLP) reduces the impact of congestion by offering buses priority through junctions. This helps to promote modal shift by improving the speed of bus services relative to private vehicles. Furthermore, local..

NOVUS v5 is here

Trapeze Group (UK) | March 16, 2017

Those of you who use NOVUS FX or NOVUS RT will be interested in new developments on your products. Quite literally new developments as NOVUS FX v5 is now available and NOVUS RT v5 will be available tomorrow.