TITLE

Bus deregulation: triumph or failure?

AUTHOR(S)
Glover, John
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep2011, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author explores issues concerning the outcome of the British bus industry deregulation. He describes the status of the sector prior to its deregulation in 1986, noting the abolition of the Road Service Licence (RSL) and privatisation of territorials. Changes in passenger journeys and public funding since deregulation are discussed. He also mentions the increase in flat fare single ticket volumes, improvement in urban and inter-urban service frequencies, and enhanced vehicle quality.
ACCESSION #
66840148

 

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