28 Feb '13, 3pm

Bus and Coach News: Government launches Better Bus award: The bidding for the government’s... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Government launches Better Bus award: The bidding for the government’s... #bus #coach #diesel

The bidding for the government’s Better Bus Areas funding was launched this week by transport minister Norman Baker, who also announced that Sheffield would act as a pilot for the scheme. Baker says: “Last March in Green Light for Better Buses I announced my intention to reform the way in which we directly support the bus market through the Bus Service Operators Grant. A key part of this is the development of Better Bus Areas. “Within Better Bus Areas BSOG for services run commercially will gradually be devolved to local authorities and this grant will be supplemented by a top-up fund worth 20 per cent of the commercial BSOG. This money will enable local transport authorities to tackle the local problems that hold back the bus market.” Baker says that the BBA funding for the South Yorkshire PTE will increase support for buses in Sheffield by £530,000 this financial year an...

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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busandcoach.com 28 Feb '13, 3pm

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bettertransport.org.uk 27 Feb '13, 10am

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stagecoachbus.com 28 Feb '13, 10am

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buses.co.uk 01 Mar '13, 8am

From Thursday 14 March our 1 day (£3) and 7 day (£10) tickets for routes 23 and 25 will be exclusively available to purcha...

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simplygo.com 27 Feb '13, 8am

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ukgbc.org 01 Mar '13, 9am

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buses.co.uk 02 Mar '13, 3pm

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bettertransport.org.uk 26 Feb '13, 4pm

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busandcoach.com 21 Feb '13, 2pm

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stagecoachbus.com 27 Feb '13, 2pm

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busandcoach.com 04 Mar '13, 5pm

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