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Latest news and service updates

Latest news and service updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The government have published advice on using public transport and also this useful infographic.

For further information please see Devon County Council’s guidance on how travel and public transport is being affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

School Transport from September

Many young people travel to and from school or college by public transport.  With social distancing measures remaining in place on these public services, we have identified areas where additional capacity is required, and will be providing duplicate vehicles at peak times dedicated to school and college students.

Full details of these additional services can be found on the links below:

Additional School Services from September 2020

Additional College (post 16) Services from September 2020

Short Distance School Journeys

Government advice is that journeys to school of up to two miles should be made by walking or cycling; because of this we are not adding additional capacity on short-distance services.  Town and City services in Exeter, Exmouth, Newton Abbot, Teignmouth, Dartmouth, Tiverton, Barnstaple and Bideford used for journeys to school will be operating, but capacity will be limited due to social distancing.

You may need to consider how you or your child will make their journey and if space is not available consider walking, cycling or using an alternative bus journey.