The Accidental Multihyphenate

Variety is the Spice of Life
I was reading the Sunday Times the other week and it turns out that for once in my life I’m bang on trend. Too young to be a punk, too old to be a hipster. But in the world of work it turns out that I’m something called a “multihyphenate”. Apparently, “many young workers today […]

Red Army Set to Go Green

Rotherham United Football Club and transport specialists Passenger Transport Knowledge (PTK) have announced a new initiative to help encourage more supporters to travel to watch games at the AESSEAL New York Stadium in more sustainable, healthy and environmentally friendly ways. By developing a Green Travel Plan for the stadium Rotherham United aim to reduce the […]

Joy At Christmas

Introducing the latest member of the PTK Team
Rather than send out Christmas cards we have decided to sponsor a guide dog. Her name is Joy and she’s gorgeous!! There are some more pictures of Joy and  her sponsorship certificate via the links below. We’ll keep you updated on her progress. Once again, Merry Christmas from Heath, Brian, Janet and the rest of […]

Roadside Information

An example of how a small investment could make a big difference to the marketing and perception of bus services
I happened to be in Wellingbrough, Northamptonshire last week on business and took the opportunity to have a quick look at the services provided by Stagecoach Midlands.   Buses and bus interchanges are never going to be looking at their best on a cold damp December afternoon, but the services were running on time, the […]

Adding value to journeys

Driving passenger numbers
A quick search on the internet shows that there are some really fun and innovative ways the inside of buses can be used to promote products, whether they be our own or a third parties. The service station Moto has an app that offers daily discounts of up to 40% on certain purchases at outlets […]

Passenger Transport Magazine – 3 Nov 2017

Low Emission Zones
PTK are delighted to have an article published in Passenger Transport magazine. To take a look download a pdf of the article by clicking the “blog” icon above, the “read more” box and then the link to the pdf: PT_Issue171_p26-27 We’d really like to hear your thoughts on this subject, so feel free to leave […]

Digital by Default?

Successful on-line marketing needn't cost the earth
“Digital by Default”, it’s a phrase that you hear more and more from marketeers in the passenger transport industry these days. While we shouldn’t forget about other channels, including advertising on our own vehicles, which always seems to rank highly in post marketing campaign analysis, digital marketing certainly allows us to target potential customers in […]

7 Top Tips to make the most of your networking opportunities

Networking, the clue's in the name!
  You need to put the work in if you’re going to make the most of your networking opportunities. Here are some top tips to help make sure that your networking activity works for you and your business. Start networking before the event, let people who you want to meet know that you will be […]

A new journey in passenger transport

First steps on a new, although familiar road After some 30 plus years in the passenger transport industry and working for a number of major companies, I’m excited to have set-up and established Passenger Transport Knowledge Limited for which I hope will be an enjoyable and exciting journey! Having retired from a Managing Director role at the end of 2016, I initially refined the processes […]