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  • 26 May 2016
    Photo: teens alight from a school bus

    As featured on Mumsnet, nearly 80% of local authorities have reduced school transport since 2010. Sian Thornthwaite of STC has written this guest blog about the crisis in school and college transport.

  • 11 April 2016
    Photo: The Gower

    We know that bus cuts can be devastating for local people - but what about for tourists and the businesses that rely on them? This guest blog by transport journalist Rhodri Clark considers a hidden cost of cutting buses.

  • 11 April 2016
    Photo: Roger French

    Bus adventurer Roger French shares his experiences of the best of British bus travel.

    "How often have you heard retired people remark: 'I just don't know how I found the time to go to work'? Well, that's me too. It's three years since I hung up my Brighton & Hove Bus Company Managing...

  • 23 March 2016
    Steve Chambers

    Campaign for Better Transport welcomes an old campaigner to a new role. Steve Chambers is the new Bus Campaigner.

  • 12 February 2016
    Photo by Kate Freeman from Devizes Passengers

    Wiltshire Council is consulting the public on changes to subsidised bus services. Kate Freeman from Devizes Passengers has written this blog about her concerns for the future.

  • 04 January 2016

    Happy New Year everyone! Today our public transport creaked back in to action as millions of people headed back to work after the Christmas break.  The news has been dominated by frustrated rail passengers who have yet again been given a New Year slap in the face by both the Government and train...

  • 27 November 2015

    On Wednesday Chancellor George Osborne took a break from mooching about on a building site in his hi-vis jacket and entered the House of Commons Chamber to deliver his long awaited and much feared Comprehensive Spending Review.

  • 19 November 2015

    Today we have published our latest ‘Buses in Crisis’ report focussing on local authority funded bus services. Over the last few weeks we have been sending and collating freedom of information requests to 110 local authorities in England and Wales. 

  • 30 October 2015

    On the 30th anniversary of bus deregulation, guest blogger Simon Norton, of Cambridgeshire Campaign for Better Transport, looks at what effects it's had and sets out his priorities for reversing the current bus crisis.

  • 29 September 2015

    Today the Department for Transport’s Annual Bus Statistics were published and they made for pretty grim reading. The headline figures showed a fall of 27 million passenger bus journeys taken in England since last year. 

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