Fall in local UK bus journeys to 12-year low prompts talk of crisis
Campaigners say eight years of funding cuts have left many areas without public transport
The number of local bus journeys has fallen to a 12-year low, prompting public transport campaigners to talk of a crisis in the services.
Latest Department for Transport figures show 1.2bn journeys were made in Britain between April and June, representing a 10% fall from a peak of 1.33bn between July and September 2008.
Source: Guardian Transport