False Economy

Lets disspell a couple of myths: Community Transport is not saving bus services. Community Transport is not saving the public purse any money. On the first point: Community Transport is being used as a plaster to patch up a crack in a dam. Community Transport does nothing to promote new public transport usage to new… Continue reading False Economy

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Don’t talk to me about Integrated Transport

Danny Baker's Saturday morning radio show on BBC 5 Live always has a talking point which starts with "Don't talk to me about...". The older i've got, the more i've found myself thinking (if not using) it in situations. Here is an example, illustrated by a couple of maps for the Bristol Metrobus services. 2017… Continue reading Don’t talk to me about Integrated Transport

Fat Sparrows

One of my pet hates is the gravitas with which clueless commentators upon our industry are given. Sometimes self proclaimed campaigners, sometimes community groups, sometimes structured organisations; give them the opportunity to get a nonsensical press release to the local newsrag and the local media finds it irresistible. Compare this to the disinterest they will… Continue reading Fat Sparrows