Transport is Scotland’s largest single source of GHG emissions and in order to tackle climate change we need to take back control of our buses.
Yet currently, private bus companies are able to cut routes and raise fares, with no regard for the communities that rely on them.
Lothian Buses, the largest publicly owned bus company in the UK, shows a different model is possible.
We need to re-regulate our buses and support public ownership.
STUC buses briefing
Read our bullet-sized briefing on the case for public ownership of buses