Bus Facts – November 2014

An outrageous, but now obsolete, nineteenth-century English law made it illegal for ladies to eat chocolate on public transport.

Young people are among the biggest users of bus services , whilst 40 per cent of people over 60 use the bus at least once a week. Around 20% of full time employed and 30% of part time employed are frequent bus users.

Transdev, formerly Veolia Transdev, is a French-based international private public transport operator with operations in 21 countries.Transdev also owned and operated London Sovereign, one of 20 bus operators serving London, until it was sold to RATP Group in April 2014.

The most expensive bus in the world allegedly designed for Prince Sultan Bin Fahd of Saudi Arabia.

Sources: www.bettertransport.org.uk, www.greenerjourneys.com, www.now-here-this.timeout.com, www.adeyemiadisa.com, en.wikipedia.org