Missing the bus? Councils and the future of the bus in non-metropolitan areas

published by LGA

26 September 2015

Bus funding needs a total overhaul in the Spending Review to protect under-threat services for the elderly, disabled and commuters, reveals this report.

The report calls for a package of funding reforms and less red tape, allowing councils to do more to support bus services.


There is a lively public debate at the moment about bus services, with the Government expected to produce a Buses Bill this year and various organisations having published their thoughts on the future of buses. This is our contribution to the debate, offering a devolution perspective.

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11 January 2017