Blogs - Save our Buses
25 November 2010
25 November 2010: Dark clouds are gathering as free bus passes are the latest target for spending cuts.
04 November 2010
4 November 2010: Here’s a bit of good news for once: First is going to reverse some of its bus cuts, and Birmingham is getting a smartcard.
18 October 2010
18 October 2010: Our latest report, in conjunction with Citizens Advice, shows that cuts to bus services would scupper the Government’s plans to reform the welfare system.
17 September 2010
17 September 2010: Funding for London’s bus network is under threat, and this week I spoke at a union rally outside city hall in defense of the capital’s buses.
16 July 2010
16 July 2010: Free bus passes have enabled millions of older people to retain their independence. But they only work if there are buses to use them on.
12 July 2010
12 July 2010: The Department for Transport will this week submit their bid to the Treasury for what they want to fund over the next three years. There are plenty of powerful lobbies arguing for billions to be spent on building new roads, but the voice of bus users must be heard.
10 June 2010
10 June 2010: The Government has announced plans for reducing local authority grants and it's bad news for public transport.
02 June 2010
2 June 2010: Have you ever turned up at a bus stop only to find out the service has been cut? We've told the Government that passengers and local authorities need more warning when changes are made.
25 May 2010
26 May 2010: The successful Wiltshire Taxibuzz evening service is due to be cut this Friday unless campaigners can prevent it.
24 May 2010
24 May 2010: The Chancellor George Osborne has announced cuts of £6.2 billion, with £683 million coming from the Department for Transport.