26 Mar '12, 9am

New grants for buses welcome, but not nearly enough to fix the bus funding crisis. New blog:

26 March: We welcome the announcement that Norman Baker will be giving some extra money to buses; but the Government has a long way to go to avoid a funding crisis. On Friday morning we received a positive sounding press release from the Department for Transport claiming that £101 million extra funding has been found for buses. In reality only £30% of this is new money. The cash will go towards more low carbon buses and to a selected number of local authorities who have won grants to make buses better in their cities and towns. Also in the post bag was a less positive letter from the Government explaining that they will do nothing to help fill the funding shortfall for the concessionary bus pass scheme. The Prime Minister got a lot of coverage when he promised to protect the bus pass, but what a lot of people don’t know is that he failed to provide the funding to match. To...

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