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Why not Give Bus a Go?

People who use the bus love the bus! Almost nine out of ten bus users told the Transport Focus Bus Passenger Survey they were satisfied with their most recent journey. Research also indicates that around a fifth of car journeys could well be made by bus. Yet many people don’t view the bus as a transport mode of choice.

Transport Focus has chosen to work in-depth in the West Midlands to encourage many more people in the region to Give Bus A Go.

Give Bus a Go report

The Give Bus a Go report outlines how Transport Focus will work in partnership with bus operators and local authorities to identify the barriers to bus as a choice for people in the West Midlands, improve the passenger experience and share good practice with operators and local authorities across the country.

Click to download the full report

Your Stories

“The reason I'm taking the bus to college, is because I'll be honest, I'm extremely lazy and the bus stops right outside my house!”

“As somebody who's self-employed, being able to get around the West Midlands flexibly is important to me.”

“I'm giving the bus a go in September, because driving is becoming more and more inconvenient.”

“I sometimes need to take the bus after hospital appointments. I'm interested to see how much of the bus signs I can see!”

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