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Language matters

One of the things that really stuck out from this week’s bus timetable changes was nothing to do with the timetables as such: it was the awkward passive terminology employed. Thus Stagecoach talked of other bus operators running their services … Continue reading

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Manchester Blog Awards 2011

We didn’t make the shortlist of this year’s Manchester Blog Awards* – but we’ll certainly be having a read through the blogs and we’d recommend that you do too! You can vote for your favourites until Monday 10th October – … Continue reading

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Vote for local organisations’ “Big Day Out” winners

Remember System One’s Big Day Out contest, offering travel and spending money for ten local charities and organisations from Greater Manchester? The shortlist—which includes local dance groups, hospices and sports clubs—has been drawn up. You’ve got until midnight this Sunday … Continue reading

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Nominate your local charity for a “Big Day Out”

That time of year is here again: there’s nothing quite like a nice summer’s day in Manchester. And the folks at System One Travelcards (who provide “any bus” and multi-mode tickets within Greater Manchester) are offering £100 worth of free … Continue reading

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News round-up

Some follow-up pieces on the impact of recent bus fare changes elsewhere on the web: Inside the M60 reports on teething problems for Stagecoach with the scanning of concessionary bus pass smartcards The Manchester Evening News reveals how TfGMC is … Continue reading

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Make your own Little Gem!

Miss the sights and sounds of the early days of bus deregulation, when Greater Manchester buses were orange and the city centre thronged with minibuses? Never fear, now you too can make your own little gem: simply print your own … Continue reading

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News round-up

Hello Readers. The team has been jetting around of late but is settling back into things now. Meanwhile, here’s a short round-up of transport news from the past couple of weeks. Stagecoach will mark the long-planned move from Princess Road … Continue reading

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