Study shows buses remain a basic means of transportation
A study conducted in 2010 by the International Transport Forum shows that buses remain a basic means of transportation, in particular among the young, the elderly, and those with low incomes. The local bus is the most frequently used mode of public transport in the United Kingdom, with 28 per cent of respondents in the travel/mobility survey using a bus at least weekly in 2007. This compares with 10 per cent for taxi and 7 per cent for rail. Weekly bus use is the most common among those under the age of 30 and those aged 60 or older.
Read the Travel/Mobility Survey 2011