Bus operators need all the breaks they can get to ensure that costs are kept in check
Recent issues of Transit have discussed the issue of bus industry finances. It really is the big white elephant in the corner that won’t go away.
Now the Commission for Integrated Transport has revealed new research undertaken by transport consultancy firm TAS that shows that, all things being equal, bus operating costs could increase by between 30% and 100% over the next 25 years.
No doubt in the collective boardrooms of the Big Five there will be a few sharp intakes of breath, but...