News - Transport

Posted on: August, 2019
As part of the activities taking place in Plymouth this summer, in celebration of Elmer’s Big Parade, Stagecoach has organised a special book reading at Plymouth library with artist and illustrator Fiona Lumbers. Fiona, who painted the eye catching Stagecoach sponsored Elmer, will be visiting the Plymouth library at 2.30pm on...
Posted on: July, 2019
Local transport author and Stagecoach South West Commercial Officer, Pat Avery, has written a book marking the centenary of The Devon General Omnibus and Touring Company Ltd one of the best loved and remembered public transport operators in the country. The 96 page all colour hardback book ‘100 Years of Buses...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Transport
With the school holidays getting underway, Exeter Airport will be dealing with thousands of families flying off to a wide range of destinations this summer. Through the six week holiday period around 30,000 passengers a week are expected to use the airport on services provided by Ryanair, Flybe, Skybus and TUI. Ryanair,...
Posted on: July, 2019
Stagecoach South West and The Devon General Society commemorated 100 years of bus travel with two historic buses and a modern Stagecoach South West bus recreating the original Service 2 route from Exeter to Torquay. The journey, on one of the county’s oldest bus routes, took place on Thursday 18 July...
Posted on: July, 2019
Exeter Airport has received the highest possible rating for disability access, having been judged ‘very good’ in an independent annual survey. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK's largest airports. Exeter Airport was among 14 airports rated ‘very good’, with a...
Posted on: June, 2019
People coming into Exeter on Thursday evenings will now be able to park for free in our three pay-on-foot muti-storey car parks. The offer, which started on Thursday 20 June, has been brought in to support Thursday late night shopping and the wider evening economy. It is also aimed at spreading the...
Posted on: June, 2019
Thursday 20 June was Clean Air Day, the UK’s biggest air pollution campaign. To mark the day, Exeter organisations including Co Bikes, Exeter City Futures and Travel Devon held an event in Princesshay. Here, they promoted simple steps everyone can take to help tackle air pollution. These included using Co...
Posted on: June, 2019
People coming into Exeter on Thursday evenings will now be able to park for free in our three pay-on-foot muti-storey car parks. The offer, which starts Thursday 20 June, has been brought in to support Thursday late night shopping and the wider evening economy. It is also aimed at spreading the...
Posted on: June, 2019
The University of Exeter is the latest organisation to sign up to Co Cars’ business offer, giving staff access to hire-by-the-hour low emission cars, helping to reduce the number of cars on the University’s campuses. Two brand new Toyota Yaris Hybrids are now available from the University’s Streatham Campus and a...
Posted on: May, 2019
  Bike Week (8-16 June) aims to get people back in the saddle and enjoying the benefits of cycling for everyday journeys, fitness and fun - and everyone is invited! Love to Ride Devon are supporting Bike Week with a month-long cycle challenge during June with amazing prize draws for: Daily giveaways during...