Re: Buses axed in UK?
Thursday, 31 January, 2002, 11:56 GMT
Bus-t up with the media
>The UK's bus system is running out of money and on the brink of collapse insome parts of
>the country, according to reports this week.transport
>Up to two million bus services could be axed next year, say local government
>managers. The effects would impact hundreds of thousands of people.down the running orders on national TV and radio news bulletins.
>Yet this news was buried away on the inside pages of newspapers and was well
>Integrated Transport,buses are "a neglected form of transport" even
>In media terms, says Professor David Begg of the government's Commission for
though they carry four times as many passengers as trains.