Title

LONDON BUS TENDERING: AN OVERVIEW.

Authors

David Kennedy

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1995

Subject Area

organisation - regulation, mode - bus, mode - mass transit

Keywords

United Kingdom, Transit, Public transit, Outsourcing, Mass transit, London (England), Local transit, Great Britain, Deregulation, Contracting out, Bus lines

Abstract

Competitive tendering for bus services was introduced to London in 1984. This paper focuses on the impact of tendering cost, service quality and revenues. Some problems that have emerged with the London tendering system are reviewed.