Local Transport Today is the authoritative, independent journal for transport decision makers. Analysis, Comment & News on Transport Policy, Planning, Finance and Delivery since 1989.

Labour plan for free bus travel for young people lauded as a good idea

A proposal by Jeremy Corbyn that all under-25s should be entitled to free bus travel was, in general, greeted warmly by media commentators, although there were some caveats and dissenting voices.

Rik Thomas reports
27 April 2018
Labour’s plan to give under-25s free bus travel did not go far enough, according to Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee
Labour’s plan to give under-25s free bus travel did not go far enough, according to Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

 

After the Labour Party had launched a policy providing free bus travel for people under 25 in areas that adopt bus franchising or municipal bus operations (LTT 13 Apr), Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee observed on 12 April that: “It’s a good idea, but still a lot less generous than many older people’s free travel passes. Outside London over-65s get bus concessions; in London the over-60s get not just free buses but free tubes as well, even for high earners still in...

+92% more

 

 
 
Traffic and Transportation Engineer - 2 Posts
Derby City Council
Derby
£32,878 - £36,876
Transport Team Leader - Major Schemes Development
Hampshire County Council
Winchester
£47,150 - £53,065
Principal Policy Officer
Manchester City Council
Manchester
£38,813 to £42,683
View all Vacancies
 
Search
 

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2019 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7959

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise