Rural councils keep missing out on transport funding, analysis shows – Transport Xtra
Deniz Huseyin13 July 2022
Rural councils face barriers to providing a good bus network
The competitive nature of Government funding for local transport is disadvantaging rural councils and failing rural communities, according to new analysis from Campaign for Better Transport (CBT).
Getting local transport authorities to compete against each other for funding is “consistently producing the same winners and losers”, says the transport charity. The Government’s most recent funding, intended to transform local bus services, further compounded the problem with…