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The motivation for Burnham’s bus-only free travel pass

Julian Peddle Ipswich IP8
10 May 2019
 

Roger Sexton underestimates the deviousness of our politicians in his comments about Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham’s plan to give 16-18 year olds free bus travel (Letters LTT 26 Apr). The new free travel pass will not be available on tram and rail for two reasons. These modes have no capacity in the peak currently. Indeed, bus operators believe that one of the aims is to displace 16-18 years olds who currently use the tram at reduced fares on to bus, so freeing-up capacity to...

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