LETTER: Minibuses will not cope
In the light of the impending decimation of bus services throughout the Derbyshire Dales.
Why doesn’t Derbyshire County Council simply spend the £1.3m earmarked for the ludicrous Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) scheme - ten minibuses won’t and can’t replace four million passenger journeys per year covering an area of more than 1,000 square miles - on continuing to support the vast majority of best used subsidised services?
Has anyone seen or heard anything of the Derbyshire Dales MP, and Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin?
I hope he isn’t marooned in a rural Peak District village waiting for a bus.