The government must give councils the power to pull local buses out of crisis

The government must give councils the power to pull local buses out of crisis

Nearly £30m has been cut from supported bus budgets this year, and 500 routes reduced or withdrawn – local authorities need support and funding

The trouble with transport is that headlines tend to go to big infrastructure projects, while everyday local transport, which is what matters to most people on a daily basis, tends to slip under the radar or be treated as a purely local issue.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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