• The eco-friendly tourist! Are you one too?


    Tourism and an eco-friendly mindset should go hand-in-hand. After all, everything that involves the tourism industry impacts the natural, cultural and economic environment of a place. Sustainable tourism aims to minimize the negative effects of tourism and leave a positive impact. How about you? Are you an ecological tourist? Because your choices and attitudes as a tourist can also affect people’s environment and lives. Moreover, the CheckMyBus team is committed to the task of finding all the details so that you can understand and be an eco-friendly tourist traveling by bus. Today, we are going to show you what it is to be a sustainable tourist. Discover the details to become an eco-friendly tourist When…

  • Coach travel with children


    Taking the coach is one of the most affordable and eco-friendly ways of travelling but it can also be fairly time-consuming. If you’re an experienced traveller, then this won’t bother you too much but if you’re travelling with children, it’s a different scenario. This is why we came up with some pieces of advice that will make you survive coach travel with children. On the coach with children Before you plan your next journey, you should be aware that each provider has different conditions when it comes to travelling with kids, for example with regards to discounts. This is also true when it comes to unaccompanied children, so make sure…

  • Electric buses and gas-powered trains as sustainable transport alternatives


    That transport is one of the biggest pollution problems in our cities is no mystery. Campaigns about the use of public transport and reducing the use of private vehicles help to improve the situation, but efforts should not stop there. Many countries are looking more than ever for sustainable transport alternatives and have started electric buses for public transport. Electrification of public transport According to a study by Navigant Research, electric buses will be a reality over the next decade. Therefore, in many countries great advances are being made with regard to sustainable mobility. The serious pollution problems in cities are affecting the quality of life of all citizens and…

  • 10 Tips to be a Responsible Traveller

    When travelling to far off places, it’s easy to get lost in your own experience, from the romance of seeing so many exciting new locales to the hustle to get from place to place. However, an exciting excursion to you is everyday life to someone else, and the choices we make as tourists can drastically affect

  • Driverless Buses to launch on Edinburgh to Fife Route by 2021

    In a 2020 trial, the world’s first full-sized fleet of self-driving buses will cross the Forth Road Bridge and run between Fife and Edinburgh. These buses hope to board passengers as early as 2021. According to UK Business secretary Greg Clark, “The UK is building on its automotive heritage and strengths to develop the new vehicles and technologies and from 2021 the public will get to experience the

  • Go-Ahead Buses Work to Improve Air Quality

    UK transport company Go-Ahead is not only working to reduce the carbon footprint of its buses but is hoping to actually fight air pollution with them. The company believes that buses can be a possible “solution to the air quality program.” Go-Ahead’s prototype will have a rooftop filter designed by Pall Aerospace, which produces similar systems for planes and marine systems. Last month, the company unveiled

  • The Majority of Surveyed Passengers Support Electric Buses

    In a survey conducted by Volvo, more than 1000 people around the UK were questioned to share their thoughts on transportation in the country. Participants included people who drive their own cars, bus passengers, rail passengers, taxi users, motorcyclists and pedestrians all over the age of 16, and they revealed their

  • Take the Bus to Some of the World’s Greenest Countries


    Lately, there has been plenty of news about the importance of reducing our ecological footprints. Many people all over the world are looking for ways to live their lives in an eco-friendly way. Consequently, they’re examining how their daily routines, eating habits, clothing choices and general behaviour could affect the environment. For many, it’s a struggle and can be difficult to know where to begin. However, what could be a better way to find inspiration than travelling to the greenest countries via the eco-friendliest means of transport? When making changes in our habits to help reduce CO2 emissions and waste, it’s easy to just focus on the day to day…