At about the same time as it cost a tanner to travel (quickly?) between Victoria and Marble Arch, the town of Sunderland was being even braver.
But fbb had better be positive ("for a change", we hear our Anonymi shout).
The Bristol concept is on the right lines and it maybe the best than can be achieved with commercial bus operation BUT ...
If our nation were ever serious about promoting public transport in our cities, it simply isn't good enough.
Muted praise then, for the first UK city (outside London)** to go flat fare since Sunderland Corporation's brave failure.
Talking Of New Trains!
That's the units with a class 67 diesel loco push-pulling at the other end.
From Yesterday's Sheffield Star
How top encourage public transport, lesson 45½
**RATS - Repetitive Anecdote Telling Syndrome
**First UK City - fbb is struggling to think of another one.