Policy paper

Plans to reform and improve bus services

Government plans to improve bus services by reforming the Bus Service Operators Grant, encouraging more passengers to use buses and cutting transport emissions.


A green light for better buses

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‘A green light for better buses’ sets out a series of reforms to improve local bus subsidy and regulation in England. The proposals have been carefully formulated to attract more people onto buses, to ensure better value for the taxpayer and to give local transport authorities more influence over their local bus networks.

Published 1 November 2012