20 Feb 2024

England has lost 28% of local bus provision per person since 2011

Data Correspondent and Presenter

You know how the old joke goes: you wait ages for a bus and then three come along at once. But across swathes of England, you could be waiting a very long time indeed.

Exclusive analysis by our FactCheck team reveals a significant drop in the total number of miles covered by local buses across England. Hardest hit are the north and the Midlands.