General News

Brighton & Hove bucks national trend for bus use

Gary Hart February 6, 2019

Brighton & Hove continues to have the highest rate of bus use outside London with 49.2 million passenger journeys made in 2017/18. This total is up from 45.6 million in 2015/16 and a significant rise from the 40.8 million passenger journeys made in 2009/10. Twice as many passenger journeys are being made now than in 1993. 

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Community News

Bus company supports Eastbourne Pride

Besi Besemar June 19, 2017

Brighton & Hove Buses has teamed up with the organisers of a new Pride celebration in Sussex. Eastbourne Pride takes place on Saturday July 22 from 12.30pm. The parade will start from Langney Point and advance into Princes Park for a seven-hour music spectacular, finishing with a party from 9pm on Eastbourne Pier.

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General News

Council’s smart answer to bus ticket problem

Gary Hart July 28, 2015

Bus passengers with electronic ‘smart’ tickets will be able to use them on more than one bus company in Brighton & Hove from next week. At present, smartcard tickets, known as The Key, used on Brighton & Hove Bus Company services, could not be accepted by other firms, meaning anyone who needed to make a journey involving more than one company had to buy tickets from different sources.

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Brighton Kemptown candidate joins resident to present bus petition

Sarah Green April 30, 2015

Simon Kirby, Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, yesterday accompanied local resident Barbara Cox to the headquarters of Brighton and Hove Bus Company. The purpose of the visit was to present a petition on behalf of Whitehawk, Manor Farm and Bristol estate residents, regarding the 21 bus service. Over 1,200 signatures have been collected on behalf of residents concerned about the recent changes to the 21 service. The new route does not include the rear of the General Hospital and down Elm Grove and residents have expressed concerns that the changes have had a detrimental effect on various sections of the community especially the disabled and elderly.

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