Why the Buses are in such a mess
Buses were deregulated by Margaret Thatcher in 1956, but London’s Buses were never included in the deregulation.
Deregulation means that government, councils and transport authorities have no leverage over where buses go, how much they charge, and how often they go. This is all considered purely a commercial decision.
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SPT write 10 point Policy Paper for the buses
SPT brought a proposal for 10 demands to change the way buses are run to improve them. It was approved at their board meeting on 9 March
The Link to the document can be found here: http://www.spt.co.uk/documents/latest/op090312_agenda12.pdf
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SPT proposes new regulation for buses
At their meeting on 9th March, SPT agreed the following paper on calling for reregulation for the buses
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