Transport statistics

According to the DfT’s latest transport statistics for Great Britain, in 2012-13 bus passenger journeys in London levelled off after a decade of growth, while outside the capital they continued a downward trend. London accounted for over half of all bus passenger journeys during the period. Bus passenger kilometres travelled have remained roughly constant since 2006-7. It was found that buses accounted for the majority of passenger journeys, whilst rail made up the majority of passenger kilometres. Since 2009-10 bus revenue from fares and government support have been diverging, with government support falling and revenue from fares increasing. There were 9.7m concessionary pass holders in 2012-13, making an average of 105 trips a year.


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