The new year is off to a good start – now the industry must grab the opportunity
What a good start to 2020 it has been for the bus sector.
Expressions of interest from the ‘Better Deal for Buses’ programme are now open for applications; £100m has been allocated for superbus networks, focusing on bus priority infrastructure and reducing fares; £50m will go towards an all-electric bus town; and £30m is available for local authorities to restore or support existing routes.
And that is just in England. Transport Scotland has also allocated £500m to bus infrastructure funding and has opened . . .