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Blogs - Save our Buses

  • 29 October 2009

    29 October 2009: We've told the Government that Londoners shouldn't be the only ones to benefit from Oyster cards. People across the country need an easy to use travelcard that gives them a good deal on all public transport.

  • 16 October 2009

    16 October 2009: The Office of Fair Trading is planning to refer the bus market to the Competition Commission. We've told them this is a bad idea because it will make it harder for local authorities and bus companies to work together to improve things for passengers.

  • 16 October 2009

    16 October 2009: We've responded to an inquiry on light rail with suggestions for how we can get more trams in UK cities.

  • 15 October 2009

    15 October 2009: The Mayor of London's plans to increase bus and tube fares and cut services show where his priorities really lie.

  • 08 October 2009

    8 October 2009: Passenger Focus is going to be the new watchdog for bus passengers, but it won't be able to stand up for them unless the Government rethinks its plans.

  • 07 October 2009

    7 October 2009: We want to make sure that local authorities can regulate buses where this is needed to improve things for passengers. So we've responded to a Government consultation to make sure its guidance on quality contracts makes it realistic for these new powers to be used.

  • 17 September 2009

    17 September 2009: Local authorities have new powers they can use to improve buses, thanks to the Local Transport Act. But we're worried passengers will miss out because they're too scared to use them.

  • 20 August 2009

    20 August 2009: We recently ran a competition to find the most expensive bus fare in the country. But why are bus fares so high?

  • 20 July 2009

    20 July 2009: If you visit many European cities, you will see quiet, clean, frequent trams instead of cars hooting at each other. But in this country, we only have a few trams because Government guidance makes it very hard to introduce them.

  • 10 July 2009

    10 July 2009: Is your local bus fare the highest in the country?