01 Jul '13, 8pm

Bus News: What the Spending Round means for buses: 1 July 2013: We have been campaigning very ... #transport #bus

1 July 2013: We have been campaigning very hard over the last few months, making the case for buses to MPs of all parties. This is quite simple to spell out; the hard part is getting people to listen in the first instance. The facts do speak for themselves though. More people use buses to commute to work than all other modes of public transport combined, generating over £64 Billion in economic output each year. For every £1 invested in buses they generate between £3 and £5 in wider economic benefits. Environmentally, buses are vital as cars produce nearly 60% of all CO2 emissions from road transport, whereas it’s just 5% with buses. So we’ve made the case, lobbied till we’re blue in the face and last week, the Chancellor took to the despatch box and delivered his Government’s Spending Round for 2015 and beyond. There were not many winners as over £11 Billion was cut from G...

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