Tag: franchising

Campaigners call for buses to be re-regulated

Today (15 November 2023), bus passengers and councillors came together to highlight Leeds City Council’s support for plans to bring West Yorkshire’s buses into public control. Standing outside the Civic Hall before the council meeting began at 1pm, campaigners and councillors held up giant letters to spell out the message

Bus services need a “democratic kick” says Councillor

The running of local bus services needs a “democratic kick” to bring them under greater control of the communities they serve, says a South Leeds Councillor. Councillor Paul Truswell (Labour Middleton and Belle Isle), chairs the Infrastructure and Investment Scrutiny Board that conducted an investigation into bus services last year.