22 Nov '15, 7pm

Over 1,000 have written to @George_Osborne to protect #EverydayTransport. Join them! https://t.co/5VuEWbkoSe https://t.co/RIq9U1hgGn

Over 1,000 have written to @George_Osborne to protect #EverydayTransport. Join them! https://t.co/5VuEWbkoSe https://t.co/RIq9U1hgGn

Ahead of the Government's spending review, the Department for Transport has provisionally agreed to cut its day-to-day spending by a massive 30%. Tell the Chancellor to protect funding for everyday transport, especially the Bus Service Operators Grant. On 9 November 2015 we received the deeply worrying news that the Department for Transport has provisionally agreed to cut day-to-day spending by 30%. We fear that the cut will hit everyday transport, the transport networks people use on a daily basis, whilst big road and rail schemes will remain untouched. We await details, but we fear this will mean more potholes in local roads, more cuts in local bus services, and less funding for safe cycling and walking routes. We are particularly concerned about the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG), which could be cut entirely. T his would mean a loss of £345 million in funding for se...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/tell-george-osborne-pro...

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