The Value of the Bus to Society

Published on: 24th October 2016

We know that policy is not about economic value alone. Because life isn’t just about the pound in your pocket, or savings to the Exchequer. And policy should not just be made on economic arguments alone, however strong they may be. Policy must deliver on a range of social factors as well. Does it reduce…

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National Concessionary Bus Travel for Apprentices Executive SUmmary

National Concessionary Bus Travel for Apprentices Executive Summary

Published on: 12th March 2014

A new report from Greener Journeys calls on Government to adopt a concessionary scheme for apprentices to assist with the cost of getting to work by bus. Greener Journeys believes that the initiative would help tackle the prohibitive cost of accessing work on ‘apprentice minimum wage’ and address youth unemployment crisis. Working with KPMG LLP…

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Buses and the Economy II – A surveys of expenditure of visitors to city and town centres

Buses and the Economy II: A survey of expenditure of visitors to city and town centres

Published on: 7th January 2014

New Greener Journeys research, conducted by the University of Leeds, profiles spending in town / city centres and retail parks, investigating links between expenditure and accessibility. The study looks at both bus users and non-bus users to compare shopping patterns and spending. The report also establishes what factors influence people’s choice of shopping location to…

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Bus 2020: A Manifesto for the next Parliament

Bus 2020: A Manifesto for the next Parliament

Published on: 10th September 2013

Over the life of the next Parliament, Britain has a valuable opportunity to harness the potential of the bus. In Bus 2020 Greener Journeys has set out concrete, practical proposals to generate economic growth, create jobs and protect the environment. The next Government should: Promote greener growth, by giving more support to bus priority measures…

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Buses and Economic Growth Summary

Buses and Economic Growth: Summary

Published on: 3rd July 2012

Greener Journeys’ summary of new, independent research which shows how buses can support job market participation and efficiency, stimulate investment and provide vital support to local businesses and retail economies.

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