Nationally about 7% of journeys are made by bus

Modal split as above is now about the same as in Bath 

Above – light rail/tram increasing, buses declining nationally

When London’s trams were replaced by trolley buses, in the 1950s, there was an immediate drop of 30% patronage

The claim was that it would reduce congestion, but the reverse occurred.

Many of the people involved in the decision had interests in the motor industry. Click link below for further details.

Why were trams closed down and removed in British and other cities?