National and local funding for buses is now almost £400m a year lower than a decade ago. But the Government's promised National Bus Strategy has the potential to turn this decline around.
How concerning is the current picture and what is the solution?
Following analysis of Government datasets and data received from Freedom of Information requests to all local transport authorities in England Campaign for Better Transport is revealing a detailed picture of the current state of bus funding. Our report also outlines what should be included in a new, multi-year funding settlement to give buses a bright future.
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