25 Apr '16, 9am

Bus cuts can be devastating for tourism, says transport expert Rhodri Clark

"It's received wisdom in Britain that car ownership is liberating, but catching the bus can be more liberating still if you're heading to the countryside for a walk. If you've arrived by bus, you can finish your walk at a different bus stop instead of having to return to your starting point. In mountainous areas, you're free to plot a route on the map which connects two different valleys, either side of the uplands. Dedicated long-distance walkers break Britain's long-distance National Trails into sections between bus stops which they can complete in a day. Buses are also liberating for tourists who can't drive cars to beauty spots, or choose not to. They include many people who have come from overseas to holiday, study or work in Britain. Many don't hold driving licences or lack the confidence to drive hire cars on the “wrong” side of the road. The rail network will get t...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/blog/buses/save-our-bus...

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