Bus Open Data Service (BODS)

The Bus Open Data Service, or BODS for short, is a Department for Transport led initiative to enable new applications, products and services for passengers. It emerged from the Bus Services Act 2017, which included improvements designed to make commercial bus services more accessible to passengers. The service launched in February 2020 with a small [...]

Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG)

BSOG stands for the Bus Service Operators Grant. It is a grant paid to operators of eligible bus services and community transport organisations to help them recover some of their fuel costs. The amount each bus operator receives is based on their annual fuel consumption. BSOG also aims to benefit passengers by: helping operators keep fares [...]