Cutting rural bus services: “buses helped bring local people together”

We have a problem with bus services:

Fewer passengers on buses in the South West – which faces the biggest cut in council funding

Newton Poppleford protests over ‘unfair’ and ‘crazy’ bus ticket prices

Future of Sidmouth’s beloved Hopper Bus uncertain

 

There are some ideas out there:

Call for rural taxis to replace buses

The Dunkirk spirit: how free buses are revolutionising one French city

 

The Huffington Post looks at the wider phenomenon:

This Is What It’s Like To Lose Your Sunday Bus Service

   
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