April 28th, 2014 - May 4th, 2014

National Event

Spearheaded by the Greener Journeys campaign, Catch the Bus Week encourages fewer car journeys and more trips by bus.  Making more journeys by bus benefits the local environment by reducing congestion, CO2 emissions and enables access to jobs, retail, leisure and vital services.  Connected are supporting Catch the Bus Week with the following:

Connected Bus Selfie Competition

Tweet a Selfie of you on the bus this week and send it to @derbyconnected with the hastag #ctbw during the Catch the Bus Week and the best one each day will win a week’s free travel, courtesy of Connected.

Mr MANGO’s £500 workplace invasion

Mr MANGO will be raiding some trentbarton land work places to give away £500 worth of FREE £5 MANGO cards to encourage commuters to ditch the traffic jams and travel in the bus lane instead. He will be at the Council House promotional area on Thursday 1st May, from 11am to 1.30pm.

Arriva East Midlands

Are offering a FREE Day Saver Ticket to use on one day of your choice during the year. Simply download Arriva’s free m-ticket app, register your details, click on the purchase button (don’t worry you don’t need to buy anything) and pop in code 4343. Remember you can only claim your FREE Day Saver ticket during Catch the Bus Week, click to find out more.