Buses and Economy IIBuses and the Economy II investigates the link between bus services in the UK and the wider economy. This research aims to demonstrate how buses provide vital access to jobs; facilitate access to shopping and leisure facilities, especially in town and city centres; and their added value to society in the form of social welfare and public health.
Buses drive jobs and economic prosperity reveals landmark reportA new landmark research report for Greener Journeys – the campaign to promote sustainable travel – developed in partnership with the Department for Transport, shows the crucial role played by the bus in driving jobs and economic prosperity.
Bus BonusGreener Journeys calls on the Government to adopt the ‘Bus Bonus’ to help workers commuting by bus. Detailed fiscal analysis demonstrates ‘Bus Bonus’ would give the UK economy a boost of £74.8 million a year and improve access to jobs.
Bus 2020Britain has a valuable opportunity to harness the potential of the bus. In the Bus 2020 manifesto we set out concrete, practical solutions that will generate growth, boost jobs and protect the environment.
Greener Journeys is a campaign to encourage fewer car journeys and more trips by bus and coach. We aim to increase the value of bus and coach travel in stimulating economic growth, reducing congestion and CO2 emissions and enabling access to jobs, retail, leisure and vital services.
Bus and coach travel can help...
Boost local businesses
Boost local businesses and local economies - linking people with workplaces, retail and business.See the benefits
Reduce congestion, carbon emissions and local air pollution - maximising road space and fuel, helping the environment.See the benefits
Improve access to jobs
Improve accessibility to jobs, education/training and vital services - connecting people to the community.See the benefits