New campaign urges people to ‘Give Bus a Go’

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Transport Focus is running a campaign to urge residents of the West Midlands to ‘Give Bus a Go’

To get more people using the bus, independent transport user watchdog Transport Focus launched a new campaign in the West Midlands on Thursday 5 September.

Operators across the West Midlands are getting involved, including Diamond Bus. RICHARD SHARMAN

The new campaign is urging people across the West Midlands to ‘Give Bus a Go’ to encourage more journeys by bus. To promote the campaign a group of people who live and work in the West Midlands – but rarely or never use buses – have pledged to increase their use of bus services during September.

These ‘Busketeers’ are choosing to #GiveBusAGo for their day-to-day journeys and will use social media to discuss their experience and feed back to Transport Focus using an app.