Transport Committee

Health of the bus market inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

Accepting written submissions. Deadline is Monday 24 September 2018.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee is particularly interested to receive evidence on:

  • the effectiveness and ambition of the Department for Transport’s policies on buses;
  • factors affecting bus use, including the reliability of the bus service, congestion and the ways bus companies are dealing with congestion, and the effectiveness of bus priority measures;
  • the provision of services to isolated communities in rural and urban areas, and the reliance of particular communities and groups of people on bus services;
  • the viability and long-term sustainability of bus services, including the effectiveness of funding, fare structures and public grants; 
  • regulations affecting the provision of bus services and the adequacy of guidance to operators and local authorities.
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