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.
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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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Buses are critical urban infrastructure. But the number of journeys made on them has declined in almost all cities apart from London for the past few decades. This report cites deregulation...
City MinutesCity Minutes: Improving urban bus transport
Simon Jeffrey, policy officer at the Centre for Cities joins Chief Executive Andrew Carter to set out how metro mayors should begin the process of bringing local bus networks under their control via franchising in order to support economic growth, reduce congestion and improve air quality in cities.
Greater Manchester’s move towards bus franchising is a game changer for transport in the city-region – other cities should follow this path
Amid commuter discontent about annual fare rises, we take a look at city leaders’ priorities for urban transport reform