Half of bus routes ‘at risk due to lack of funds’

Buses are having a really hard time:

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

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

 

And more bad news, from Sky News:

 

Almost half of England’s bus routes ‘at risk due to lack of funds’

The Local Government Association says an estimated funding gap of £652m a year for concessionary travel is “unsustainable”.

 

Almost half of all bus routes in England receive partial or complete subsidies from local councils

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Almost half of England’s bus routes ‘at risk due to lack of funds’

   
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