Bedford Borough Council invite residents’ views on rural bus services

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Bedford bus station
Bedford bus station

Bedford Borough Council want to know residents’ top priorities when it comes to local bus services, even if you don’t use them yourself.

Later this year, they will invite bids from companies to take over running of rural services.

But first they want to hear from residents: what’s important to them, how they use services, whether the pandemic has changed that and what improvements can be made.

They want to hear from people whether they have never used a bus, do so occasionally or are regular passengers.

Councillor Charles Royden, Portfolio Holder for Transport said: “Buses are a safe, clean and greener way to travel,” but added they need the public’s help to make services ‘even better’.

The deadline for responses is Friday 11 June.

Have your say at the council’s website or by calling 01234 718005.

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