Bus passenger numbers have been falling for decades, but not everywhere – and the humble bus still accounts for 58% of all public transport journeys.
Buses are a simple, affordable, proven way of allowing really dense use of city centres, which is economically powerful.
Competitive pitches are tiring out those chasing cash injections to support research, but investors still enthusiastically seek the ‘next big thing’
Andy McDonald, shadow Secretary of State for Transport, reflects on a city that has used development of a modern tram network to replace car dominance
In many instances, councils don't control enough of the component parts to allow a co-ordinated approach, reports Mark Smulian
What are some of the alternative revenue-raising options in an era of electric cars, usership, autonomous vehicles and MaaS?
How does the Government raise revenue from motorists in an era of electric cars, usership, autonomous vehicles and MaaS?
Guildford’s park-and-ride sites are served by a fleet of nine electric buses, which are popular and full, even in the middle of the day.
An Eco Levy could generate billions for improving public transport – and might even be a surprise weapon for politicians at the ballot box, says Lisa Hopkinson
Funding reforms and better integration with other forms of transport will help to re-establish the importance of the Great British bus, says Darren Shirley.