Reasons people don't travel by bus more in the United Kingdom 2013

Why don't you use / what is the main reason you don't use local bus services (more often)?

Reasons people don't travel by bus more in the United Kingdom 2013 This statistic shows the reasons why people in the United Kingdom (UK) do not travel (more) by bus. The statistic illustrates the main reasons as well as showing all reasons that those surveyed were allowed to choose. The most common main reasons as well as overall reason is that travelling by car is more convenient than travelling by bus. The second main reason, similar to the first, is that travelling by bus is slower than by car.
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Why don't you use / what is the main reason you don't use local bus services (more often)?

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Main reasonAll reasons
It is easier/more convenient by car46%58%
It is quicker by car11%34%
Other8%11%
I prefer to walk/cycle7%12%
Buses are not frequent enough/do not run when I need them6%17%
Buses do not go to/go directly to places where I want to go5%10%
Bus fares are too high4%13%
Journeys take too long by bus3%12%
I have difficulty getting on and off buses2%4%
The nearest bus stop is too far away2%7%
It is cheaper by car2%10%
Not safe on the buses/stops/stations/anti-social behaviour1%4%
I have difficulty getting to the bus stop/station1%4%
I do not know what bus services are available1%6%
Buses are not reliable enough1%4%
Main reasonAll reasons
It is easier/more convenient by car46%58%
It is quicker by car11%34%
Other8%11%
I prefer to walk/cycle7%12%
Buses are not frequent enough/do not run when I need them6%17%
Buses do not go to/go directly to places where I want to go5%10%
Bus fares are too high4%13%
Journeys take too long by bus3%12%
I have difficulty getting on and off buses2%4%
The nearest bus stop is too far away2%7%
It is cheaper by car2%10%
Not safe on the buses/stops/stations/anti-social behaviour1%4%
I have difficulty getting to the bus stop/station1%4%
I do not know what bus services are available1%6%
Buses are not reliable enough1%4%
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This statistic shows the reasons why people in the United Kingdom (UK) do not travel (more) by bus. The statistic illustrates the main reasons as well as showing all reasons that those surveyed were allowed to choose. The most common main reasons as well as overall reason is that travelling by car is more convenient than travelling by bus. The second main reason, similar to the first, is that travelling by bus is slower than by car.
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