May 23 2020

Reacting to the announcement that £254m would be made available to help local authorities ramp up bus services. CTP Chief Executive Graham Vidler said:

”We're pleased the Government has recognised the important role the bus network is playing in helping people return to work safely and we look forward to receiving further details of the proposed funding.

“This is the first step towards delivering a more comprehensive bus network in the coming weeks and months and we will aim to have more buses on our roads as soon as possible. The funding review process announced today will be critical to ensuring the right level of resources are in place to provide communities with the bus services they need.”