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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. In cases where a commercial bus service would not be viable,… Continue reading…

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      … Continue reading…

SPT proposes new regulation for buses

At their meeting on 9th March, SPT agreed the following paper on calling for reregulation for the buses  http://www.spt.co.uk/documents/latest/op090312_agenda12.pdf… Continue reading…