The Covid-19 pandemic saw a sharp fall in the numbers of passengers using local buses, as we were all forced to stay at home. Although most restrictions have now been lifted the number of people using buses has still not recovered as people are still nervous about being in crowded places.
This means that many bus routes are under threat, such as the 424 service in Great Barr.
Sign the petition urging Transport for West Midlands to keep these vital links on remote estates.
Despite Boris Johnson's promise to Bus Back Better, the government has cut funding for bus services. You can read about this cut in funding here.
The Guardian (23 Jan 2022): Boris Johnson’s ‘bus back better’ plan in tatters as Treasury cuts funding by half