Howeverthe budget the authority put aside for buses actually went up from £17438000 in 2010/11, to £19432000 in 2011/12. Bus services that received subsidies in 2010/11 made up 19% of the network.
Councillor Dowd has criticised what he calls ‘savage cuts’. Fares were put up in January 2011 and this is likely a sign of things to come.
Last updated Nov 2011
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