Bus services in England outside London Contents



Conclusions and recommendations

1 Introduction

Our inquiry

2 Delivering bus services

Bus use in England outside London

Bus operating models

Bus Services Act 2017—Franchising

Bus Services Act 2017—Partnership working

Voluntary bus partnerships

3 Funding of bus services

Certainty of funding

Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG)

Concessionary fare reimbursement

Total Transport

Bidding for grants for bus services

Socially necessary services

4 Barriers to travel


Modal shift

Bus priority measures

Moving traffic offences

Information about buses

Sources of information

Real Time Information

Audio Visual announcements

Drivers’ role in providing information

Tickets and fares

Young people’s fares

5 Planning and buses

6 A bus strategy

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 22 May 2019