Economic benefits of local buses eclipse unrealistic HS2 target
Improving Birmingham’s buses would boost productivity more than cutting train time to London
Here are a few things you probably already know. Britain has a productivity problem. Since the financial crisis, growth in output per worker has barely risen and the gap with other industrial countries is large. London is much more productive than the other big cities.
Now here’s something you might not know: a lot of it has to do with buses. Public transport really matters.
Source: Guardian Transport