Recent big decisions mean the populations of Manchester, Liverpool and South Yorkshire can hopefully look forward to cheaper, greener, faster and more reliable services.
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City centre footfall rose in Swansea while the city council implemented its free bus policy, but there wasn’t much change in city centre spending.
National policymakers must engage in the bus debate sooner rather than later and provide more funding to the industry in the wake of Covid-19
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.
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?