27 Mar '17, 12pm

It's d day for the #BusesBill in Parliament today. Read our blog on why the Bill is so important

Much of the conversation around the Bill has focused on the benefits it will bring to cities, enabling transport authorities like Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to plan their bus networks , as Transport for London has done for the last twenty years. The Bill enables Mayoral cities to introduce passenger-friendly initiatives like multi-modal and multi-operator ticketing; fare freezes, and introducing city-wide branding across all buses. After decades of decline in bus use outside London, it looks possible that passenger numbers could rise again. Letting local authorities decide The potential of the Bus Services Bill lies in the freedom it gives local authorities to decide how to run their bus services. For the few where places where buses are thriving, the best option may well be to do nothing – if it ain’t broke, why fix it? In many places, partnerships will be th...

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