Bus fare increases - weekly bus passes

Meeting: 
MQT on 2009-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2009
Reference: 
2009/3279
Question By: 
Mike Tuffrey
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many weekly bus passes are sold each year, and to which socio-economic groups?

Answer

Answer for Bus fare increases - weekly bus passes

Answer for Bus fare increases - weekly bus passes

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In the last year, around 13 million weekly and 1 million monthly Bus & Tram Passes have been sold. Nearly 6,000 annual Bus & Tram Passes have also been sold.

A breakdown of sales by socio-economic groups is not available separately for weekly, monthly and annual tickets, but for Bus & Tram Passes as a whole the break-up is as follows:

Socio-economic Bus & Tram Group Passes AB 24% C1 37% C2 10% D 21% E 8% Total 100%

Source: Bus Customer Satisfaction surveys January-March 2009