Bristol councillors back bringing buses into public control amid cuts to services
Political pressures is growing on Dan Norris, the West of England metro mayor, to explore how a bus franchising model could solve the wider Bristol region’s bus crisis.
‘Our future lies in sustainable cities’
To mark the launch of our Future of Cities series, Dr Sean Fox argues why cities like Bristol have limited powers and cash, but need to lead the way in finding a sustainable future.
Calls for West of England mayor to step in as bus service cuts bite
Private firms running buses like 'teaching pigs to dance', says Bristol transport chief, while Greens across city region urge metro mayor Dan Norris to 'take control'
Too many cars? On the streets in Bristol’s future first ‘liveable neighbourhood’
Restricting through traffic in the dense residential areas of Barton Hill, Redfield and St George will reduce pollution and encourage walking and cycling. But first, the council has to win people over.
Work on Bristol’s mass transit system could start in 2029 or 2030
The city's public transport system was promised by Mayor Marvin Rees during elections last year, but at a meeting this week he put forward a possible timeline for the works.