Bus Facts – March 2014

Over two-thirds of Jobseekers’ Allowance claimants have no access to their own car or cannot drive (Total Transport, pteg 2011).

China is said to be home to the world’s largest bus; the Neoplan Jumbocruiser which has three sections, five doors, and a 300-person capacity.

How did the opportunity for bus advertising first arrive? It is suggested that when double deck omnibuses first appeared on the streets of London, a banner was fixed to the lower part of the upper deck so that ladies’ ankles could not been seen from the street.

One fifth of working age population outside of London use bus at least once a week.

Sources: www.greenerjourneys.com, www.gail-thornton.co.uk, www.cardinalbuses.com