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Welcome to the Passenger Transport Monitor web site, and to this, a special page exclusively for members of the Young Bus Managers' Network. This gives you access to free downloads and special offers.

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The cover of the Understanding Buses bookOur book Understanding Buses is available from the shop - and can be yours for a discount of 30% using the code YBMN19. It's a paperback and will be mailed to you direct from the printers a couple of days after the order is processed.

Latest report to be published is Bus Industry Performance 2019, a detailed analysis of the industry's financial performance, based on the annual accounts for 2017/18 of 107 local bus companies throughout the country. It features regional and sector analysis, a chapter on cost structures and lots of benchmarking with national league tables.

Also still available is The Bus Demand Jigsaw. This offers a detailed analysis of recent trends in bus demand, identifying and quantifying the key drivers such as the economy, employment, demographic shifts. It offers a detailed analysis of demand by journey purpose.

You can buy either or both of these reports with a similar 30% discount - just click here to go to the shop. To claim your discount, type YBMN19 in the discount code box when prompted to do so. The report will be e-mailed to you once payment has been received and processed. You can pay using your credit or debit card, or your PayPal account if you'd prefer.

Also available is a free download - the slides from Chris Cheek's presentation to the last YBMN conference in Croydon in October 2019 - an overview of some of the latest bus statistics published by DfT. 
The opening slide of the March 2019 presentationCLICK HERE or on the picture to view/download these.

Please also feel free to explore the rest of the site - and to read the articles in our blog, Passenger Transport Insight.


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