Sheffield Mayor ‘mindful’ over first bus

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The Yorkshire Post reported that Sheffield City Region Mayor, Dan Jarvis has said he is ‘incredibly mindful’ of the financial concerns around bus operator First. Transport chiefs working under the mayor said there could be “substantial bus service reductions” without “significant public subsidy”. The mayor has said bus services are “not as good as he’d like them to be” and has called on the Government for greater resources for devolved areas to invest in bus services. First operate over 400 buses across the region– around half of the total South Yorkshire fleet.

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