Issue details

Passenger Transport (Bus) Strategy and Supported Services Review

The Cabinet Member established an Executive Task and Finish Group (TFG) in November 2017 to consider:


·         the county-wide passenger transport strategy relating to buses

·         the criteria by which the County Council intervenes in the bus market

·         the application of the revised policy to the County Council’s current level of investment into the bus market; and

·         a review of how funding is spent across the county to allow residents to have equitable access      


The TFG met in November 2018 and the Environment, Communities and Fire Select Committee met on 6 December 2018 and made recommendations to the Cabinet Member for consideration.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/08/2018

Decision due: December 2018 by Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure

Lead member: Mr Roger Elkins

Contact: Bill Leath, Transport Bureau Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 25438.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.



Bus operators and key stakeholders

Environment, Communities and Fire Select Committee

Public consultation on the strategy and forthcoming impact consultation


Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore Tel: 033 022 26052

West Sussex Plan Priority: A Prosperous Place


Background papers

  • Documents arising from the Task and Finish Group process