More than ever before mayors need to be able to control the bus services in their city. This report explains why and sets out how they can achieve this.
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The Williams-Shapps plan for rail is a step in the right direction but stops short of where it needs to go by keeping power in the centre, away from local government.
Greater Manchester will soon adopt a London-style bus franchising system so what are the expected consequences of the decision, and why should other cities follow?
Last week, Centre for Cities hosted an event to discuss the next steps for improving the quality of bus services and their contribution to the economy, supported by Abellio.
The pandemic has deeply affected bus services, hitting hard a sector that had already seen decades of decline in passenger numbers in most cities. As cities look to a post-pandemic future, this...
Buses have demonstrated that they are the essential public transport during the pandemic. Now central government, cities and bus operators must build a compact to deliver a successful National Bus Strategy.
What is the future of bus services after the pandemic?
General Election 2019Underperforming bus services are Metro Mayors’ responsibility now
Whoever wins in Westminster on December 12th, the buck now stops with metro mayors for the quality of bus services in their city, argues Simon Jeffrey.
General Election 2019Transport priorities for the next Government
The next Government should prioritise urban transport improvements and give cities the power to deliver them.
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