November 9, 2018

Also available in the Knowledge Centre (access requires site membership) are three documents from the archives on Public Transport Information Good Practice, available to download for members. They do include the draft and consultation documents, the 2009 version appears to be the final document.


Many thanks to Andrew Varley who passed these on.

November 9, 2018

The website has had a bit of an overhaul with all colours used reviewed to bring them into line with the ATCO brand guidelines, so you may see some subtle differences on some of the pages. 


If you are a member you can download a copy of the guidelines in the Knowledge Centre, located in the Members area. 


Many thanks to Andrew Clarke for finding these and passing them on.

October 2, 2018

ATCO has responded to the recent DfT consultation on accessible information - 

Consultation on Accessible Information:

Response from the Association of Transport Coordinating Officers

The Association of Transport Coordinating Officers (ATCO) fully supports the proposal to use powers in the Bus Services Act 2017 to require the provision of audible and visible information on local bus services in Great Britain as defined in the Transport Act 1985.

Few operators have taken the opportunity to provi...

September 24, 2018

Urban Transport Group concerned over funding & quality controls for Government’s bus open data & audio visual information plans

  • For immediate release: Wednesday 19 September 2018

  • For further information contact: James Kershaw, Media and Communications Manager, / 0113 251 7424 / 07 496 596 496


The Urban Transport Group has today welcomed the Government’s intention to open up data on bus services and to ensure the provision of audio visual infor...

September 14, 2018

Many thanks to members who have submitted feedback, several minor changes made to the site where possible. Main changes are a navigation button at the foot of each member page (to take you back to the members home page), updated membership listing and archive documents from old site now online at this site.

September 6, 2018


Several members have given very valuable feedback on the first day of the website going live, thank you one and all. 


I have however identified one issue which prevents members from uploading documents for storage in the members area. No other parts of the website are affected.


This appears to be a very specific server issue which has been reported and it should be back to normal soon.


Sincere apologies for this short break to s...

August 7, 2018

But then if you are reading this, you knew that! - Welcome!

July 23, 2018

Consultations from Department for Transport on Bus Services Act 2017 options around Bus Open Data and Accessible Information are now open at these links - 

Bus open data consultation 


Accessible information consultation

July 23, 2018

ATCO has just published a document entitled "The Value of ATCO", designed to inform prospective new members and their employers of the benefits that both can get from being part of a national organisation made up of transport professionals. You can download your copy on the ATCO membership page of this site here

July 19, 2018

The Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain has

launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Statutory Documents. The publications describe how commissioners apply the law and take a proportionate approach to their regulatory powers.

They are reviewed regularly to provide clearer guidance and show transparency in the way traffic commissioners come to their decisions. Full details on news page

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