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Cover Story: Issue Issue 12 1 Jun 2010

Formula for the Future

Pressure for change is converging on public transport from all angles and the sector is having to adjust.

Robert Jack & James Dark

Change was the buzzword in run-up to May’s general election, and change is what is now going to happen. The world of public transport is no stranger to major upheavals. The bus industry experienced its fair share of them following privatisation in the mid-1980s, and it was the rail industry’s turn a decade later. But now, in 2010, we appear to be at the beginning of a new era. A combination of factors are coming together to create a new formula for the future.

Perhaps the most...

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