Blogs - Save our Buses
13 December 2013
13 December 2013: This week we have published our annual research into supported bus services across England and Wales. Our ‘Buses in Crisis’ report has found that 46 per cent of local authorities have reduced their support for buses in 2013-14 with a number threatening to remove all support in...
08 November 2013
8 November 2013: It is always great to hear of stories of passionate local campaigners standing up for public transport and doing all they can to make those in power sit up and listen. Daniel Farr from Bristol is one such campaigner. Over the course of the past year he has campaigned for cheaper...
25 September 2013
25 September 2013: Yesterday the annual bus statistics for England 2012/13 were released by the Department for Transport. The DfT release these stats every year and they often provide stark reading about the state of the nation’s buses.
23 August 2013
23 August 2013: Over the next few weeks and months we will be conducting research into bus cuts and where they are happening. For millions of people the bus is public transport with little or no other transport options to get from A to B.
01 July 2013
1 July 2013: We have been campaigning hard over the last few months, making the case for buses to MPs of all parties. This is quite simple to spell out; the hard part is getting people to listen in the first instance. The facts do speak for themselves though. More people use buses to commute to...
05 June 2013
5 June 2013: Over the past few weeks we have been stepping up our work to save our buses from any further cuts in the spending review on 26 June. We have made the case for buses to many MPs, Treasury officials and the Chancellor, George Osborne.
26 February 2013
26 February 2013: The Government today set out more details of its Better Bus Areas fund. We're all for better transport so we welcome the new fund but it mustn't be a missed opportunity.